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Sophie is an associate in the commercial dispute resolution team and works in the firm’s Oxford office. She assists with a broad range of commercial disputes, acting for both private individuals and corporate clients.
Sophie’s practice covers a diverse range of areas, including advising on commercial contract and shareholder disputes, regulatory compliance, debt recovery and professional negligence claims. She has been involved in UK and cross-border litigation and arbitration, has experience of taking claims through the County Court and the High Court, and has previously assisted with a Supreme Court case. She also works closely with the firm’s corporate, commercial and employment teams.
Sophie graduated from the University of Cambridge with a BA in Human, Social and Political Sciences in 2016, following which she worked as a major gifts fundraiser. Between 2019 and 2021 she undertook the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course, achieving a distinction in both. Sophie joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2021 as a trainee and qualified as a solicitor in 2023.