Sophie Vanhegan

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Sophie is acknowledged as a leading lawyer in the UK employment law arena with experience of all aspects of employment law. Specialising in complex employment litigation, Sophie regularly advises on restrictive covenant, breach of confidentiality and team move matters which involve High Court injunctions and subsequent trials, as well as bonus disputes and high value discrimination claims. Many of the cases she works on have cross-jurisdictional elements. She has worked on some of the most complex employment litigation matters and specialises in tailoring a strategic approach to her clients’ risk and litigation appetite.

Prior to joining GQ|Littler in 2012, she was an associate at Linklaters where she undertook a five-month secondment to global investment bank RBS, to assist with restructuring issues following RBS's acquisition of ABN AMRO.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association


Trainee Solicitor and Associate at Linklaters LLP; Senior Associate at GQ Employment Law LLP; Partner at GQ|Littler since 2015.


Sophie has written numerous articles for the HR press.


Sophie is a keen baker and cook and also enjoys travelling.