Sophie acts in a wide-range of health and welfare cases including Section 21A applications, Section 16 welfare applications and disputes arising from medical treatment issues. She is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor, family members, local authorities, CCGs, health trusts and private care providers. Notably, Sophie has been credited for her contribution to Re A (Capacity: Social Media and Internet Use: Best Interests)  EWCOP and Re B (Capacity: Social Media: Care and Contact)  EWCOP 3
Sophie also accepts instructions in urgent applications for life saving medical treatment, non-urgent medical treatment and end of life withdrawal of medical treatment. This work has been complimented by the experience gained in clinical negligence and personal injury cases during her pupillage. Sophie recently appeared on behalf of P’s wife, alongside Sam Karim KC, in the reported case of Re KM  5 WLUK 89, arising from an application for withdrawal of life sustaining treatment.