Sophie joined HCB in August 2022 after receiving a distinction in the Legal Practice Course from Swansea University. She is part of the Education department and assists on a range of matters, including university disputes, grade appeals, school admissions and exclusions. Sophie acquired an interest in education law whilst working as a teaching assistant alongside university, primarily supporting children with special educational needs. She has gained first-hand experience within the sector and understands the difficulties that both children and their families face within the education system. Sophie is eager to utilise her experience and legal knowledge to assist those who need help navigating the complex world of education law.