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Sophia Rogers

| Call 2013

Profile: Overview

Sophia has a busy commercial and chancery practice with an offshore element. She is an experienced advocate in the High Court, County Court and at appellate hearings.

Experience and Expertise

Sophia accepts instructions in all areas of chambers practice. In particular, Sophia is regularly instructed in matters concerning:

Cases and Work of Note:

Commercial litigation and contractual disputes:
Wills, trusts, contentious probate and 1975 Act claims:
Insolvency and company:
Property litigation:
Professional negligence actions:
Offshore experience:

Sophia has spent time working at leading offshore firms in the Channel Islands. During her time offshore, Sophia developed her experience and knowledge of offshore litigation and trust disputes.

Appleby, Guernsey – Private Client and Trusts Consultant

Between April and September 2015 Sophia worked on secondment as a Private Client and Trusts Consultant for Appleby in Guernsey. Whilst at Appleby, Sophia:

Ogier, Jersey – Disclosure Exercise

Between August and September 2014, Sophia worked with the Ogier Litigation Team in Jersey on an extensive disclosure exercise in a complex trust dispute. The exercise involved determining in what capacity, in the context of a complex trust structure, the client held each of the documents under his control – as either a trustee or company director.

Other experience:

Prior to joining Chambers, Sophia taught Contract Law to undergraduate law students at Kings College London.

Qualifications

2013: Bar Professional Training Course (City Law School)
2012: Harvard Law School – LLM
2011: Durham University – LLB (First Class Honours)

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.

Awards and Scholarships

Publications

Sophia regularly writes headnotes for the Wills and Trusts Law Reports.

During her time at Harvard Law School, Sophia served as a Submissions Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal.

 

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Sophia Rogers