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About Sion Morgan

Sion is a trainee solicitor in the criminal defence department. They assist Edward Jones, Gary Monks and Ruth Harris on a mix of criminal matters, including extradition, caution expungement/record deletion, sex offences, financial crime, and general crime. They have a particular interest in record deletion matters and are committed to challenging the criminalisation of people accused of and/or convicted of a crime.

Sion joined the firm as a legal assistant in 2018. They then worked as a paralegal, assisting Sarah Flanagan and Gimhani Eriyagolla on police complaints, civil claims against the police and public authorities, and inquest matters. Prior to joining the firm, they volunteered at a police complaints clinic, law centre, migrants’ rights group and number of human rights organisations.

"My experience with Hodge Jones & Allen has been amazing, Joanna, Sarah and Sion have been so helpful and I am so thankful."

They are a member of Hodge Jones & Allen’s LGBT+ Network. They are also an independent custody visitor at their local police station and a member of a prison abolitionist group, where they support people detained in prison and campaign for prisoners’ rights.

Career & Education

Career

  • Trainee solicitor, Hodge Jones & Allen, September 2021 – present
  • Civil liberties paralegal, Hodge Jones & Allen, November 2018 – July 2021
  • Civil liberties legal assistant, Hodge Jones & Allen, June 2018 – November 2018

Education

  • Legal Practice Course, London Metropolitan University, 2021
  • LLB Law, King’s College London, 2015

Memberships & Appointments

  • Police Action Lawyers Group
  • Liberty
  • Young Legal Aid Lawyers