In her role as Head of Commercial Lending Recoveries, Sophie leads a team who provide a well-prepared and efficient service to a major high street bank and other lenders recovering both secured and unsecured business lending from companies and individuals throughout England and Wales. Other clients range from individuals and SMEs to regional and national banks and building societies.
Sophie also advises a number of fixed charge receivers across the UK in respect of their appointment, duties and recoveries.
Sophie trained at JCP from 2007 to 2009. Following qualification she spent 18 months with International Law Firm, Eversheds, where she developed further expertise in the niche area of complex title rectification and professional negligence claims against solicitors, surveyors and other professionals.
Sophie relishes the problem solving aspect of her job and takes pride in achieving successful outcomes for happy clients. She is experienced at negotiating commercial settlements and will always have her client’s interests and priorities at the forefront of her mind. She is proactive and strives to develop and maintain good working relationships with her clients.
In the Legal 500 Sophie is described as a “leading light”. Her clients say that she is “never afraid to speak her mind”, “always has the facts of the case committed to memory” and is “willing to work to the tight timescales that are often required”.
Sophie qualified as a Solicitor in 2009. Upon qualification, Sophie worked in the areas of Professional Negligence and Title Rectification. She has added Commercial Debt Recovery and Lender Recoveries to her specialisms since May 2011.