Sophie Phillips

Year of call:

2018 (Pupil)

Education:

2017 - Newcastle University Law LLB (Hons)

2018 - The University of Law, Leeds BPTC LLM Distinction (Very Competent)

Career:

2018 - Paralegal at Stewarts, Leeds

2020 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

Memberships:

2018 - 2019 - Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Awards:

2017 - Patrick Dowdeswell Prize for contributions to research in Equity, Newcastle University

Sophie has now commenced her second six pupillage and is available for instructions.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Sophie was a Paralegal in the Personal Injury department at Stewarts. As such, she regularly assisted with drafting Schedules of Loss, Draft Orders, and pleadings on behalf of Claimants who had suffered catastrophic injuries. Sophie would also attend joint settlement meetings and assist in writing letters of advice to clients.

During her BPTC, Sophie volunteered with the Legal Advice Clinic and offered advocacy support to clients who were attending Employment Tribunals. She also volunteered with the StreetLaw scheme in Leeds which provides legal education to those who would otherwise not have access to it.

Contact Sophie’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212