Sophie Ward

Solicitor

Departments: Recoveries

Sophie is a solicitor within our recoveries department at our Grimsby office.

She currently manages a caseload handling defended commercial litigation claims, focused largely on utilities litigation. Her clients range from owner-managed businesses to national companies, though Sophie also acts for local authorities in defending claims made against them.

Sophie graduated from Northumbria University in 2012 with a 2:1 LLB Law degree and LPC exemption before beginning her career with Wilkin Chapman as a paralegal in 2014. Sophie started her training contract with the firm in January 2016, completing seats in Recoveries and Commercial Property, and qualified in January 2018.

Prior to qualification Sophie developed a niche in disputed order for sale applications and repossessions whilst managing the Order for Sale Team. Since qualifying she has developed her role within recoveries focused commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

What our customers say about Recoveries

"Chris has an in-depth understanding of council debt collection and working within public sector constraints.."

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Legal 500, 2017

"A 'strong, innovative and experienced' team.."

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Debt Recovery - Legal 500, 2017

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