Sofie Hoffman acts on a number of international contentious trust and probate matters, frequently involving allegations of fraud and dishonesty.
She also represents victims of fraud, both companies and individuals, in assisting them to recover the proceeds of fraud through the Civil Courts.
Sofie initially developed her specialism in trust and fraud cases, including cases of undue influence and forgery, whilst working at leading Magic Circle Firm Allen & Overy.
Sofie also has the advantage of having worked in-house. Between 2001 to 2005, Sofie worked in the litigation team at Lloyds of London, continuing to work on cases involving allegations of dishonesty or wrong-doing. Her in-house experience provided her with an understanding of the importance of identifying at the outset of a case the client’s objectives and delivering a solution which meets those objectives.
Sofie joined Boodle Hatfield’s contentious trust team in 2009 before joining Harbottle and Lewis' Private Capital team in March 2020 where she advises on all aspects of trust and probate disputes, frequently involving multiple jurisdictions and allegations of wrongdoing.