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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Duncan Lewis Solicitors, Sophie Fretten, Shepherd's Bush, ENGLAND

Sophie Fretten

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Work 020 7014 7366
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Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Work Department

Family and Childcare

Position

Sophie is a director in the family and childcare departments at Duncan Lewis and has extensive experience in both public and private law children matters. She supervises a team of solicitors, trainees and paralegals who share her commitment and dedication to this very sensitive and important area of law. In relation to public law matters, Sophie handles cases that involve care proceedings, adoption, applications to discharge care orders, special guardianship orders and revocation of placement orders. She frequently acts for vulnerable parents including those with mental health issues, learning difficulties, young parents as well as interveners and parents in non-accidental injury matters. Additionally, she represents grandparents and other relatives that may require representation in such cases.

Sophie undertakes private law children matters including contact and residence disputes along with domestic violence matters. She also undertakes her own advocacy at Court.

Career

Sophie was admitted as a solicitor in 2011, joined Duncan Lewis in 2008 and was appointed a partner-level director in 2015.

Member

She is a member of the Law Society's Children Panel which means she has achieved a high level of competence and knowledge in children law and the representation of children.

Education

Sophie graduated from Kingston University in 2004 with a BA (Joint Honours) degree in English Literature and History. Following this she completed the Graduate Diploma in Law before going on to study and complete the LPC in 2006.

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