Sophie Holcombe > Serle Court > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Serle Court
6 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3QS
England

Position

Sophie Holcombe has a commercial chancery practice, with a particular focus on contentious domestic and offshore trusts and civil fraud. Sophie’s work is often multi-jurisdictional, involving issues of private international law.

Currently, Sophie is instructed as junior counsel on a mass data breach claim against British Airways (Various Claimants v British Airways) and acts on behalf of a Georgian billionaire in a dispute against Credit Suisse for losses over mismanagement of an investment portfolio said to be worth over USD 1 billion, proceedings are ongoing in Singapore and Bermuda (Ivanishvili v Credit Suisse). Sophie has also acted in Muncipio de Mariana v BHP Group Plc, the largest piece of group litigation before the English Courts arising from the Fundão Dam collapse in Brazil, in Gudavadze v Anisimov, a claim for over $1.5bn relating to the Russian mining company Metalloinvest, and in the BTA v Ablyazov enforcement proceedings.

Career

Called 2009.

Memberships

Chancery Bar Association; Commercial Bar Association; AIPPI.

Education

Cardiff University (LLB in Law, First Class Hons).