Sophie McDonnell, associate - chartered legal executive at Boyes Turner

Sophie is an associate - chartered legal executive in the firm’s dispute resolution team, dealing with commercial litigation and dispute resolution matters for a variety of companies. Sophie also assists senior lawyers on a variety of higher value litigation disputes including probate claims and pension litigation.

She is the team leader for the firm’s debt recovery team and also has significant experience in all aspects of debt recovery including insolvency proceedings.

Areas of expertise

-Dispute resolution 
-Debt recovery 
-Probate disputes 
-Contract and commercial claims 
-Company restorations 
-Insolvency proceedings 
-Commission disputes for recruitment companies and estate agents

Features Wills & Probate

Ensuring the correct identity of beneficiaries

It is paramount that beneficiaries are identified correctly in wills, to avoid an inheritance being invalid. In a recent case of Knipe v British Racing Drivers’ Motor Sport Charity and others [2020] EWCH 3295 (Ch) heard in the High Court it highlighted the importance of legacies being identified correctly. The claim The proceedings were in […]Read More

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