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Amy Hooper


Amy has been working in criminal defence for over 10 years and, during that time, has worked on high profile criminal matters such as murder, violence, drugs (importation, supplying, cultivation), sexual offences, kidnapping, possession of firearms, and many more. She regularly attends police stations when clients have been arrested.

Amy has a great work ethic and will always go that extra mile in terms of client care. She is well liked by clients and Counsel due to the work she puts into her cases, and indeed the outcomes she achieves.

Recent cases

R v M (& others) – Central Criminal Court – Murder / Robbery (2017)

18 year old accused of shooting of a Romanian National in Shepherd’s Bush. Said to be drug-related. Acquitted following lengthy trial involving complex phone evidence and extensive CCTV evidence. Widely documented in national press.

R v J – Isleworth CC – Rape / Controlling child prostitute / Child Abduction (2017)

Defendant alleged to have raped victim – a 15 year old girl abducted from her children’s home and forced to prostitute herself against her will. Sole defendant to be acquitted following a 5 week trial.

R v T – Isleworth CC – Firearms (2017)

Defendant accused of firearms offences in relation to a submachine gun found in a vehicle. The firearm was fully operational and found alongside working ammunition and a silencer. Spent cases were found in the vehicle along with large amounts of gunshot residue. Firearm had recently been discharged in the vehicle and the weapon itself was linked to a shooting in Hammersmith.

R v D – Southwark CC – Conspiracy to supply Class A (2017)

Multi-handed drug importation case involving a widespread conspiracy to smuggle millions of pounds worth of heroin into the UK. Acquitted following lengthy trial.

R v D – Isleworth CC – Aggravated Burglary (2016)

Defendant alleged to have entered home and held a meat cleaver to the complainant’s throat to demand cash and drugs, before smashing up the flat. Acquitted after jury being out for less than 2 hours.

R v M – Guildford CC – S.18 wounding w/intent / Robbery (2016)

Defendant waited in stairwell of victim’s address (wrongly believed to have been a drug dealer). When victim entered, defendant produced large machete and stabbed complainant in bottom of the spine, and again in the thigh, causing life changing injuries. Guilty plea on day of trial due to clarity of newly served CCTV. 4 years custodial sentence – outside of guidelines.