Year of Call: 2019
Sophie is originally from Hereford. She studied Law at Cardiff University obtaining a First Class Honours degree. She was awarded the Thomson Reuters Prize for graduating with the highest mark in the year. In October 2020 she accepted the offer of tenancy following the successful completion of her pupillage.
Sophie accepts instructions in all of our practice areas. Her civil work includes small claim hearings (RTA and contract cases), Stage 3 MOJ hearings, Infant Approval hearings and Education Admission appeals. Her family work has included non-molestation / occupation order injunctions and her criminal work includes prosecution and defence trials in the magistrates court and prosecuting in the crown court.
Sophie obtained the Kennedy Scholarship and the Residential Scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn which assisted her in completing the LLM Bar Professional Training Course (‘BPTC’) in London. During her studies, Sophie won the CEDR National Negotiation Competition and went on to represent England and Wales in the international competition. She was also involved in pro-bono work through the Cardiff University Innocence Project and the Joint Enterprise Appeal Project.