Sophia Berry > Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC
Littleton Chambers
3 KING'S BENCH WALK NORTH, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7HR
England
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Work Department

Sophia specialises in employment and commercial law.

Position

Sophia has also been instructed on injunction applications in the High Court recently, both in her own right and as junior counsel. These include urgent applications resulting from breach of restrictive covenants and fiduciary duties and misuse of confidential information as well as an application to restrain threatened industrial action (Argos v Unite the Union [2017]). Sophia also has a keen interest in whistleblowing, equal pay and discrimination claims and has appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal on numerous occasions. Most recently, she successfully defended an important appeal relating to time limits in discrimination claims (Edomobi v La Retraite RC Girls School [2016] UKEAT 0180_16_1511).

Career

Called 2012; Initially qualified as a Solicitor at Linklaters LLP in 2011

Memberships

  • Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)
  • Commercial Bar Association (Combar)
  • Chancery Bar Association (ChBA)

Education

Sophia read law at Cambridge University and has a Masters degree in law from King’s College London. She was awarded the Dickson Poon School of Law Prize for attaining the highest marks of any student on the Masters course and the PwC Prize for the best dissertation written by a Masters student.

  • LLM, King’s College London – Distinction
  • BA in Law, Corpus Christi College, University of Cambridge – 1