Sophia is an aspiring Solicitor and joined Thomas Mansfield Solicitors in 2019 as a Paralegal in the Family Law and Dispute Resolution teams, after graduating from the University of Kent in Law (Hons) in 2018. Sophia closely assists solicitors on their cases and advises clients on the divorce and financial remedy process, as well as on matters regarding the care of children. Sophia also assists solicitors with preparing matters for court, including drafting applications, witness statements, and providing sensitive, clear and practical advice to clients regarding the legal process.
Sophia is also engaged in the Dispute Resolution team, working on director and shareholder disputes, as well as property disputes. Sophia works closely with solicitors on all aspects of the cases, including preparing court documents and bundles, and has experience and knowledge of the Civil Procedures Rules and court process for proceedings before the High Court and Court of Appeal.
Further, as a bilingual speaker of English and French, Sophia assists on Anglo-French family law matters. This includes advising and liaising with French speaking clients, interpreting, carrying out translations, undertaking enquiries and preparing correspondence in French to various parties in the case.