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Call to the Bar: November 2020

Inn of Court: Inner Temple

Education: LLM Legal Practice (Barristers), BPP University – Distinction.  Including the Bar Professional Training Course – Very Competent
Graduate Diploma in Law, BPP University – Commendation
Master of Arts in Victorian Literary Studies, Durham University – Merit
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Royal Holloway, University of London – 2:1

Scholarships and Awards:
Sweet and Maxwell Scholarship, Inner Temple, 2021
Dean of the Law School Scholarship, BPP University, 2018
Postgraduate Scholarship, Durham University, 2016
Academic Scholarship, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2013

Languages:
Mandarin – intermediate

Background:
Sophie is currently in her 1st six of pupillage working under the supervision of Hena Vissian.

Prior to joining Senate House Chambers, Sophie worked as a County Court Advocate for Quest Legal Advocates, attending Infant Approval Hearings for children’s personal injury compensation claims.

Sophie completed pro-bono work as a Student Legal Adviser at the BPP London Family Legal Advice Clinic. Sophie provided free legal advice to members of the community on family law issues including divorce, relocation and child arrangement disputes.

After university, Sophie lived and worked in Shanghai and has since continued her studies in Mandarin.