Sophie has a busy, ever growing practice in a wide variety of areas of law. Sophie accepts instructions in civil matters, crime and general family law.
Sophie is regularly instructed by the Home Office in civil forfeiture and condemnation proceedings in Kent
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Sophie began her legal career with Becket Chambers in September 2013 as she undertook pupillage, and, following successful completion, accepted tenancy with Chambers. She now has a busy, ever-growing practice in a wide variety of areas of law. Sophie accepts instructions in civil matters, private children law proceedings and matrimonial matters.
Within family proceedings, Sophie has an increasing reputation for her ability to build relationships with clients and ensure they feel comfortable during what can often be quite daunting proceedings. As part of her day-to-day practice, she undertakes work at all stages of the legal process, from first hearing dispute resolution appointments through to final hearings.
As part of Sophie’s established practice, she also accepts instructions in a wide variety of civil cases at all stages of proceedings, with a particular interest in personal injury. She is regularly instructed in small and fast-track claims. Sophie is experienced in undertaking work either for Claimants or Defendants and has conducted countless trials on both liability and quantum.
Sophie often deals with situations where there has been a lengthy history of dispute. She is able to help her clients to assess their case in a purely analytical manner to ensure the matter is dealt with to be as economically beneficially as possible.
Sophie is comfortable working with extensive amounts of information and processing such information so it can be presented in a way that can be understood within the context of the proceedings.
Sophie is a volunteer with the Citizens Advice Bureau in Whitstable and Canterbury, and volunteers with Kent Law Clinic as a legal advisor.