Sonia is a solicitor in the Clinical Law Department, specialising in inquests. She was called to the Bar in 2006, and qualified as a solicitor in 2011. She obtained her Higher Rights of Audience (Civil and Criminal) in 2013. Prior to joining Capsticks, Sonia spent 8.5 years as an in-house advocate in a solicitor’s firm specialising in personal injury, contractual disputes, and property. She undertook both Claimant and Defendant hearings such as fast-track trials, small claims, CCMC’s, applications and stage 3 hearings. Sonia also provided written advice in respect of quantum and liability, and drafted statements of case. She has worked with France’s leading insurer provider assisting with the development of an alternative business structure. Sonia is also a visiting lecturer, and a Civil and Commercial Mediator.
BA Hons Law with I.T, Leeds Metropolitan University
Bar Vocational Course, Nottingham Law School
Civil and Commercial Mediator, ADR Group
Obtained Higher Rights of Audience (Civil and Criminal): January 2013