Sophia has substantial experience of High Court injunctions. She has drafted pleadings, opinions and skeleton arguments in relation to claims for breach of restrictive covenants, misuse of confidential information, breach of fiduciary duties and the economic torts. She regularly advises both companies and individual employees on the enforceability of restrictive covenants and the tactics of this type of litigation. She has particular experience of advising companies in the recruitment sector.
This year, she has appeared twice in the Queen’s Bench Division as junior counsel to Michael Duggan Q.C. in applications to restrain threatened industrial action (Argos v Unite the Union ) and misuse of confidential information.
She has also appeared in injunction applications in the Chancery Division.