Sophie is a Solicitor in the Family team.
She advises clients including business owners and professionals on a wide range of private family law matters, including legal issues arising from relationship breakdown, for both married couples and those in civil partnerships.
Her expertise includes financial settlements, children matters and property disputes involving cohabiting couples. She also supports clients in the preparation of pre and post nuptial agreements.
Sophie is a member of Resolution, an organisation committed to resolving family disputes in a constructive way that considers the needs of the whole family.
Recent examples of how Sophie has supported clients include:
- Negotiating and advising on financial settlements, whether through Court proceedings, or an out-of-court settlement,
- Advising throughout contentious Children Act proceedings to find a resolution,
- Securing a shared care order in relation to the time spent by a father with his children, in a case involving parental alienation by the mother, and
- Negotiating a favourable settlement following a cohabitation property dispute to avoid litigious court proceedings.