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Watkins & Gunn Solicitors

SUSSEX HOUSE, 17 GOLD TOPS, NEWPORT, NP20 4PH, WALES
Tel:
Work 01633 262122
Fax:
Fax 01633 262192
DX:
88671 NEWPORT
Web:
www.watkinsandgunn.co.uk
Cardiff, Newport, Pontypool
Watkins & Gunn Solicitors, Sophie Hughes, Newport, WALES

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Sophie Hughes

Tel:
Work 01495 768932
Email:
Watkins & Gunn Solicitors

Work Department

Family and divorce law.

Position

Sophie is a Partner and Head of the Family Team, the winners of the Wales Legal Awards Family Law Team of the Year 2019. She has expertise in high-value financial arrangements during divorce and co-habitation disputes. Sophie is an accredited specialist of Resolution – the first in South Wales for small and big-money cases. She also holds a specialist accreditation for domestic abuse cases and became a collaborative lawyer in 2010.

Career

Trained RadcliffesLeBrasseur, London (with Miles Preston); qualified 1991; partner Anthony Gold (working with Mark Harper and Kim Beatson); Harrison Clark Solicitors, Worcester; Watkins and Gunn, South Wales 2003; partner Watkins and Gunn 2004 to date.

Member

Law Society Family Law Panel; Resolution Accredited Specialist; Resolution Collaborative Lawyer; Yeoman of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.

Education

Radyr Comprehensive School; University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Law).

Leisure

Tennis, skiing, cycling and cookery (Cordon Bleu trained).


Wales: Private client

Family

Within: Leading individuals

Sophie Hughes - Watkins & Gunn Solicitors

Within: Family

Headed from the firm's Newport headquarters by the 'vastly experienced' Sophie Hughes  and also able to call upon the expertise of practitioners spread across the firm's Pontypool and Cardiff offices, Watkins & Gunn Solicitors' six-strong team is well-positioned to advise south east Wales-based clients across the myriad of family law matters. Appreciated by clients for her 'sensitivity and pragmatism', Hughes excels in highly disputed and complex divorce and cohabitation disputes.

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