Edwin Coe is delighted to announce that Sophia Bompas and Oliver Pannell have been promoted to the Partnership within the Restructuring & Insolvency and Insurance Litigation teams respectively.

Sophia is an insolvency and restructuring specialist within Edwin Coe’s Tier 1 Chambers UK-ranked insolvency team. She has extensive experience advising on contentious and non-contentious corporate and personal insolvencies. Her broad insolvency practice sees her acting for clients across a range of industries and sectors, including insolvency practitioners, creditors, debtors, banks, directors of financially distressed companies, as well as individuals in financial difficulty.

As a Chambers and Legal 500 recommended insurance claims specialist, Oliver is experienced in acting for policyholders in claims against insurers, as well as in claims for professional negligence against insurance brokers and other professionals. He regularly acts in claims involving breach of contract, allegations of negligence, breach of warranty, breach of condition precedent, misrepresentation, material non-disclosure and fraud.

David Kinch, Edwin Coe’s Managing Partner commented “I’m delighted to welcome experienced litigators Sophia and Oliver into the partnership at Edwin Coe. It is particularly pleasing that they are ‘home grown’ talents, both having joined us as trainees.

Ali Zaidi, Head of Litigation added, “Congratulations to Sophia and Oliver. They are both talented, tenacious litigators and a great asset to our clients and the firm.

In the past 6 months Edwin Coe has also added three new lateral hires to the Partnership in Clare Gilroy-Scott in the Employment team and William Edwards within the Private Client practice.


About Edwin Coe

Edwin Coe is a London-based full service law firm with international reach. Since 1913, we have offered a comprehensive range of integrated legal services to meet the needs of individuals, organisations and businesses based throughout the UK and internationally. Our industry-leading experts provide our clients with highly personal and responsive advice, balancing profit and purpose, to help achieve their personal and business goals.

With 39 Partners, we are ranked 115 in the current edition of The Lawyer’s ‘UK 200’ law firms and are recommended in all the major legal directories. We are proud to be B Corp™ certified, part of a global community of businesses working to redefine success in business, and create a more inclusive and sustainable economy.

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