Sophia specialises in employment, partnership and commercial law. She has particular expertise in equality and whistleblowing law and in handling business protection disputes resulting from breaches of restrictive covenants and ﬁduciary duties and the misuse of conﬁdential information. She is regularly instructed in complex High Court and Employment Tribunal matters and has developed significant experience of appellate advocacy through her employment work. The strength of her employment practice has been recognised by Chambers and Partners, which commends her “strong command of commercial employment matters as well as equality law”. Sophia also advises on partnership disputes and has appeared for LLPs and partnerships and departing partners in a number of arbitrations.
Having initially qualiﬁed as a Solicitor at Linklaters LLP in 2011, Sophia possesses a unique ability to communicate effectively with clients and to understand the commercial realities of litigation. She is both a tenacious advocate and a team player who enjoys strategising with her clients from the outset of proceedings. Clients say she is “very impressive” and outshines the opposition in her oral advocacy and attitude. Sophia is ranked in the Chambers and Partners 2021 directory as “Up and Coming” in Employment law. It describes her as having “a practice well ahead of her year of call” and as being “a pleasure to deal with; thorough, thoughtful and excellent with clients”.