Sophie Smith Holland

Year of Call: 2015

Inn: Middle Temple

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Sophie has extensive experience of representing applicants and respondents in respect of Family Law Act 1996 applications, including non-molestation orders, occupation orders and transfer of tenancy applications. Sophie represents clients at all types of hearing, including without notice hearings, return hearings, directions hearings and contested final hearings.

Professional memberships:

  • Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
  • Resolution
  • Western Circuit

Qualifications & awards:

  • University of Law BPTC – Very Competent
  • University of Sussex LLB (Hons)
  • “Highly Commended” prize – Bar Council’s Law Reform Essay Competition (2017)
  • Joseph Jackson Scholarship (Major Award) – The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple (2014)
  • Blackstone Entrance Exhibition – The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple (2014)
  • Scholarship – University of Law (2014)
  • Winner – The Crown Prosecution Service Mooting Competition (2013)