‘Knowledge and information is so important for clients; I always aim to be as available and as clear as possible when communicating with clients so they can always feel that they are not only kept up to date with their transaction but also that they understand what is happening and why.’
Sophie originally studied History at Queen’s University in Belfast and went on to study Law, completing a Graduate Diploma in Law at the University of Brighton as well as gaining a qualification in Legal Practice at the University of Law, Bloomsbury London.
After joining the Howlett Clarke in 2016 and during her time as a trainee, Sophie completed seats in Property, Litigation and Probate. Since qualifying Sophie has specialized in Commercial Property and has become a key member of our Property team dealing with the sales and purchases of commercial business properties. Alongside this, Sophie also deals with leasehold and freehold properties for both landlord and tenants.
Sophie has a genuine passion for all things related to property law and Sophie provides valuable knowledge of the sector, in all property related matters. When dealing with commercial transactions, Sophie has a keen appreciation for what’s at stake and works efficiently and effectively to ensure the client gets the results they need as quickly as possible. To ensure the client is always kept informed Sophie makes it a point to be available for a conversation wherever possible and her friendly, patient and warm nature helps clients to feel at ease and that they are being represented with care.
When not at work, Sophie is an avid participant in performing arts. Being a member of a local amateur dramatics group, Sophie can often be found treading the boards herself in a variety of productions. She also enjoys Yoga, dance and the occasional pub quiz.
Areas of Practice:
- Sales and purchases of commercial freehold and leasehold premises
- Acting for commercial landlords and tenants
- Granting of residential and commercial leases
- Assignments of commercial leases
- Acting for developers
- Lease Extensions
What our clients say about Sophie:
'We received a professional, efficient and polite service at all times. We had a lot of questions and Sophie was very flexible and was always happy to talk on the phone or answer emails.'