Sofia Ashraf Regulatory

Call: 2009

Introduction

Sofia completed pupillage at a mixed common law set with a particular focus on Costs, Commercial and Civil litigation including Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Insurance, Fraud and Credit Hire.

Prior to pupillage, Sofia spent the first five years of her practice employed by two separate top tier law firms. Initially, Sofia spent over three years as an advocate at national Legal 500 firm practising in Public and Regulatory law, Coronial law, Costs, Insurance, Fraud and Personal injury and Clinical Negligence. Sofia then joined an international Legal 100 firm where she spent almost two years specialising exclusively in Costs as well as managing her own team.

Having worked both in house and at the self employed Bar, Sofia prides herself on being able to bring a unique perspective to her practice.

Sofia accepts instructions in the following practice areas; Costs, Civil Litigation, Fraud, Credit Hire, Insurance, Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Coronial and Regulatory.

Away from the Bar, Sofia enjoys travel, cooking, swimming and studying languages. Sofia is fluent in French, Italian and Punjabi. She is also an avid Manchester City supporter, attending matches whenever her practice allows.

Education:

  • Bar Vocational Course – Nottingham Law School, 2009
  • Master of Laws – University of Nottingham, 2008
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) – Keele University and Universit√© Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, 2007

Professional Memberships:

  • The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
  • Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Northern Circuit

Regulatory

Sofia has experience of regulatory and disciplinary matters, particularly before the Teaching Regulation Agency, the Care Quality Commission, the General Medical Council and the Health, Education and Social Care Tribunal.

Sofia is particularly experienced in representing health care professionals in relation to matters arising out of misconduct and negligence.

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