After completing her Masters at the University of Durham, Sophia undertook her Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) at The BPP Law School in Leeds before qualifying as a solicitor in 2018.
Having previously worked in both Leeds and Manchester, Sophia specialises in commercial and residential property law. She joined Wilkinson Woodward’s busy Property team in May 2021 and handles the full range of commercial property matters including:
- sale and purchase of freehold premises
- purchases and sales of land
- granting of new leases
- the assignment of existing leases
- licences to occupy
- licences for alterations
On the residential side, Sophia assists clients with freehold and leasehold sales and purchases, re-mortgages and transfers of equity.
Sophia speaks fluent Mandarin and has worked with clients from the Chinese community across the North of England.
Sophia lives in Huddersfield with her husband and young son and, when family commitments allow, she enjoys long distance walks exploring Calderdale, Kirklees and beyond.
Sophia is based at our offices in Halifax.