Sophie is a Trainee Solicitor in the Real Estate Team.
Sophie is currently in her fourth seat in the Real Estate Team, based in the Exeter Office. Sophie is returning to Real Estate, having completed her first seat within the Real Estate department, based in the Taunton Office. Sophie has also completed seats in Public Sector and Property Litigation. Whilst in her second seat, Sophie completed a mini-secondment to a London Borough, assisting with the Borough's wholly owned development company.
Sophie currently sits on the Devon and Somerset Junior Lawyers’ Division as Secretary.
Prior to starting her training contract, Sophie completed a degree in law at Durham University, and an MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law.
- Private developers: Assisting with aspects of site assemblies and acquisitions by way of option and conditional contract for mixed use retail and housing developments.
- Various clients: Assisting with drafting reports on title and leases for clients prior to com
- Various clients: Assisting with post completion matters such as Stamp Duty Land Tax and Land Registry applications.
- Various clients: Assisting with the drafting of commercial leases and associated documents.