Sophie Laing

  • Associate

Expertise

Dispute ResolutionMedia and privacy, Cyberstalking, Phone hacking

Profile

Sophie is an associate in our media and privacy team within the dispute resolution department. Her primary expertise is in defamation, privacy and media-related litigation with a particular emphasis on social media and online reputational issues. She also has general commercial disputes experience.

Sophie is working on several matters arising out of the phone hacking litigation against News Group Newspapers Ltd., the publisher of The Sun and the now defunct News of The World, and against Mirror Group Newspapers Ltd., the publisher of the Daily Mirror, the Sunday Mirror and the People.

Sophie trained at Collyer Bristow and qualified in September 2014. Before joining Collyer Bristow Sophie studied history at Oxford University, graduating in 2009.  She then completed the GDL and LPC and spent 11 months working as a paralegal in a City firm.

Client comments

“[Sophie] your company but primarily yourself have been so very helpful, courteous, understanding and professional and I would have no qualms or reservations about recommending your services to anyone.”

“First, the intelligence of the two lawyers with whom I worked. Second, their lucid and frank way of approaching my legal issues. Third, their remarkable empathy and "management" of my own distress…Rhory and Sophie were simply first rate.” 

 

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