Sophie started her pupillage at Kings Chambers in October 2018 under the supervision of Simon Burrows and Richard Livingston.
Sophie has a keen interest in Court or Protection and Mental Health work, including welfare disputes, property and affairs matters, as well as serious medical treatment. She has recently been credited for her contribution in Re A (Capacity: Social Media and Internet Use: Best Interests)  EWCOP and Re B (Capacity: Social Media: Care and Contact)  EWCOP 3. Sophie has also been involved in CQC prosecutions and has experience of Mental Health Tribunals.
Under the supervision of Richard Livingston, Sophie gained experience in the fields of personal injury and clinical negligence, acting for both Claimants and Defendants She has developed a particular interest in Occupational Disease and has been involved in claims arising from asbestos-related conditions, as well as noise induced hearing loss and asthma.
Sophie has been involved with a number of public law challenges, including cases against the Criminal Cases Review Commission as well as advising on education matters.
Year of call: 2018
The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
Bar Professional Training Course (BPP, 2017-2018) Outstanding
Graduate Diploma in Law (University of Law, 2016-2017) Distinction
BA Hons History (University of York, 2013-2016) First Class, with Distinction
The Prince of Wales Scholarship (Gray’s Inn, 2017)
BPP Excellence Award (BPP University, 2017)
The Graham Beecher Prize (University of Law, 2017)
The David Karmel Scholarship (Gray’s Inn, 2016)
The Chancellor’s Award (University of York, 2016)
The History Award, Valedictorian (University of York, 2016)
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