Sohana Chowdhury graduated in law from the University of London and was called by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn as a barrister in England. She later moved to Canada and took a Master of Laws in Osgoode Hall Law School. She trained with criminal law specialist David G. Bayliss as an articling student. Having practiced criminal defence in different jurisdictions for many years, she now practices exclusively in the area of criminal law in Ontario.
Ms. Chowdhury’s primary focus is defending individuals accused of committing crimes. In order to help her clients better, she worked as a federal Crown agent where she dealt exclusively with drug and firearms related charges and gained strategies that the prosecution may use to approach such cases. She has experience in handling a wide range of criminal cases, including simple assault, sexual assault, possession and trafficking of scheduled substances, possession of firearms and conspiracy to commit murder. In the case of R v Prince Obeng, the charge of conspiracy to commit murder was withdrawn against her client.
Ms. Chowdhury is passionate about ensuring that justice is served, and she strives to provide compassionate and personalized representation to each of her clients. She is experienced and fierce in presenting a compelling defence, cross-examining witnesses, and challenging the prosecutor’s evidence at all levels of courts, be it before a Judge or a Jury.