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Sophia is an associate in the Commercial Litigation department.

Sophia acts on a range of commercial litigation with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring. Her experience includes contentious and transactional insolvency matters, advising insolvency practitioners, creditors, banks, distressed companies and individuals in both corporate and personal insolvencies.

Sophia is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association and attends R3 courses and seminars. Sophia is captain of the Edwin Coe netball team and contributes regularly to the firm’s litigation blogs.

Sophia joined Edwin Coe as a trainee in September 2012 and qualified in September 2014. During her training contract, Sophia completed seats in property, commercial litigation (including group action litigation), corporate & commercial, and restructuring & insolvency.

In 2012, Sophia completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP London gaining a distinction. Following graduation, Sophia worked in the litigation group at the Treasury Solicitor’s Department, before joining the business development group at Slaughter and May.

  • Advising a former administrator and supervisor of Miss Sixty UK Limited in relation to disciplinary proceedings instigated by the ACCA and in a separate claim made by the liquidator.
  • Horton v Henry [2014] EWHC 4209 (Ch) – Advising the trustee in bankruptcy on his application for an income payments order in respect of the former bankrupt’s uncrystallised pension policies. Also advising the trustee in bankruptcy on his appeal of the High Court decision to the Court of Appeal, the judgment for which was handed down on 7 October 2016. Please click here to see a copy of the Court of Appeal judgment.
  • Advising the former chief executive of a large construction company on his bankruptcy and post-bankruptcy obligations to the trustee in bankruptcy.
This team is quite rightly recognised as one of the outstanding personal insolvency practices in the market.

Chambers UK 2013

This team is quite rightly recognised as one of the outstanding personal insolvency practices in the market.

Chambers UK 2013

Expertise

  • Restructuring & Insolvency: Overview

  • Administrations and Receiverships

  • Bankruptcies and Liquidations

  • Civil Fraud

  • Confiscation and Restraint Proceedings

  • Director Disqualification Proceedings

  • Individual and Company Voluntary Arrangements

  • LPA Receiverships

  • Restructuring Processes

Credentials

  • Member of the Law Society

  • Member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association

Quotes

The firm's client service is excellent and you are always left in no doubt that you are treated as part of the family...
Chambers UK 2016

The firm's client service is excellent and you are always left in no doubt that you are treated as part of the family.

Chambers UK 2016

Their lawyers demonstrate a complete understanding of the market and subtle nuances.


Chambers UK 2016

Their lawyers demonstrate a complete understanding of the market and subtle nuances.

Chambers UK 2016

This team is quite rightly recognised as one of the outstanding personal insolvency practices in the market.


Chambers UK 2013

This team is quite rightly recognised as one of the outstanding personal insolvency practices in the market.

Chambers UK 2013

The practice enjoys a strong reputation for client service.


Chambers UK 2012

The practice enjoys a strong reputation for client service.

Chambers UK 2012

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Sophia Bompas

Associate

Sophia is an associate in the Commercial Litigation department.

Sophia acts on a range of commercial litigation with an emphasis on insolvency and restructuring. Her experience includes contentious and transactional insolvency matters, advising insolvency practitioners, creditors, banks, distressed companies and individuals in both corporate and personal insolvencies.

Sophia is a member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association and attends R3 courses and seminars. Sophia is captain of the Edwin Coe netball team and contributes regularly to the firm’s litigation blogs.

Sophia joined Edwin Coe as a trainee in September 2012 and qualified in September 2014. During her training contract, Sophia completed seats in property, commercial litigation (including group action litigation), corporate & commercial, and restructuring & insolvency.

In 2012, Sophia completed the Legal Practice Course at BPP London gaining a distinction. Following graduation, Sophia worked in the litigation group at the Treasury Solicitor’s Department, before joining the business development group at Slaughter and May.

Expertise

  • Restructuring & Insolvency: Overview
  • Administrations and Receiverships
  • Bankruptcies and Liquidations
  • Civil Fraud
  • Confiscation and Restraint Proceedings
  • Director Disqualification Proceedings
  • Individual and Company Voluntary Arrangements
  • LPA Receiverships
  • Restructuring Processes

Experience

  • Advising a former administrator and supervisor of Miss Sixty UK Limited in relation to disciplinary proceedings instigated by the ACCA and in a separate claim made by the liquidator.
  • Horton v Henry [2014] EWHC 4209 (Ch) – Advising the trustee in bankruptcy on his application for an income payments order in respect of the former bankrupt’s uncrystallised pension policies. Also advising the trustee in bankruptcy on his appeal of the High Court decision to the Court of Appeal, the judgment for which was handed down on 7 October 2016. Please click here to see a copy of the Court of Appeal judgment.
  • Advising the former chief executive of a large construction company on his bankruptcy and post-bankruptcy obligations to the trustee in bankruptcy.

Credentials

  • Member of the Law Society

  • Member of the London Solicitors Litigation Association

Contact

Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7691 4184

Email:
sophia.bompas@edwincoe.com

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