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Sophia Poliviou

Trainee Solicitor

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Sophia studied Law at the University of Kent, graduating with a 2:1 in 2015. Sophia later completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in London, graduating in July 2016.

Sophia joined Wilsons in 2016 and commenced a training contract in July 2018.

Sophia has experience in a broad range of Family Law issues including: Private Law Children matters such as contact and residence disputes, Public Law Children matters such as child protection and care proceedings issued by the Local Authority, Divorce and Financial Remedy disputes, International Family Law including Child Abduction and Wardship proceedings, and Domestic Violence and Injunction matters. Sophia has developed extensive experience in working for both legally aided and private clients. Sophia also advises and attends with clients at Child Protection Conferences and Public Law Outline meetings.

Sophia has experience in advocacy which includes representation at Court to obtain urgent protective Orders such as Injunctions and in disputes regarding child contact and residence.

Sophia moved to the Public Law department in October 2019 for 3 months. During her seat in the Public Law Department, Sophia worked on a broad range of Public Law matters including Judicial Reviews against Public Bodies, Immigration Unlawful Detention claims, Actions against the Police and Community Care cases.

Sophia has returned to the Family Law Department where she continues to broaden her knowledge in a broad range of Family Law issues.

Prior to joining Wilsons, Sophia volunteered as a caseworker at The Bar Pro Bono Unit in Central London, reviewing and allocating cases in all areas of law to Barristers across England and Wales. Sophia has a commitment to ensuring access to justice particularly for vulnerable clients.

Languages: Greek

Interests: Travel, music and spending time with friends and family.