Sophie Phillips

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Year of call:

2018

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

2021 - Tenant at Park Square Barristers

Memberships:

Personal Injury Bar Association

2018 - 2019 - Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

Awards:

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

Sophie regularly appears in the Magistrates’ Court on behalf of the Prosecution and Defence and has experience of dealing with offences of violence, dishonesty, public order and road traffic offences. Sophie also appears in the Crown Court for a range of hearings including committals for sentence, bail applications and other interim hearings.

Sophie also has experience of dealing with sensitive matters in the Youth Court and prides herself on her client care and ability to deal with vulnerable witnesses. Recently, she represented a youth defendant in a multi-handed trial wherein joint enterprise was a live issue.

Contact Sophie’s clerks

Andrew Thornton on 0113 213 5202

Gina Hawkins on 0113 213 5205

Rebecca Wilson on 0113 213 5203

Hannah Dempsey on 0113 213 5211

Elaine Foster-Morgan on 0113 213 5217

Robyn Nichol on 0113 213 5253