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Sofia Ashraf

  • Year of call: 2009



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.


Bar Vocational Course - Nottingham Law School, 2009
Master of Laws - University of Nottingham, 2008
Bachelor of Laws (Hons) - Keele University/Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, 2007

Away from the Bar

Sofia enjoys travel, cooking and studying modern foreign languages. Sofia is also an avid Manchester City supporter and attends matches whenever her practice allows.


Reported Cases

Professional Memberships & Publications

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