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Sophie is a solicitor with extensive experience in employment law and is a Professional Support Lawyer in the Employment, Pensions and Immigration team in London.
Sophie is a Professional Support Lawyer in the Employment, Pensions and Immigration team where she is responsible for keeping the team’s knowledge and skills up to date. UK employment law is a rapidly changing and developing area, and Sophie works as part of a team of Professional Support Lawyers to keep the Employment team on top of the latest legal developments as they happen.
Sophie carries out research into tricky issues and developing areas of law and helps to organise and enhance the Employment team’s knowledge resources. She also writes articles for publication, designs client and internal training sessions and writes standard documents for the team to use in their work, such as employment contracts and policies.
Previously, Sophie was a Senior Associate in the Employment team, having qualified into the Employment team following her training contract with the firm.
Sophie has extensive experience of employment law and supporting employers with the full range of workplace issues they face, including grievances, disciplinaries, redundancies, contractual issues, restrictive covenants, TUPE, discrimination, whistleblowing and other employee relations issues.
Sophie also has considerable experience of handling Employment Tribunal claims, including complex, high value and sensitive discrimination and whistleblowing claims. Sophie has also advised on various High Court disputes including breach of contract claims and injunction applications.
Sophie is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and a network of employment law Professional Support Lawyers.