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Sophie Weber

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Commercial Dispute Resolution
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Commercial Dispute Resolution - London (Bar)

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Sophie Weber
Strengths: "Responsive, extremely diligent, and someone with an extraordinary work ethic who is unbelievably thorough."
Recent work: Acted for the claimant Danish Customs and Tax Administration in high-profile £1.5 billion claims against around 100 defendants arising out of an alleged international conspiracy to deceive the authority.
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Sophie’s broad commercial practice encompasses litigation, arbitration and advice. She has particular expertise in banking and fraud cases arising from her involvement in Skatteforvaltningen v Solo Capital Partners LLP, Marex Financial v Sevilleja (Supreme Court), Edgeworth Capital (Luxembourg) Sàrl v Aabar Investments PJS, S&P Global v Deutsche Apotheker and Dar Al Arkan v Al Refai. Sophie also has substantial experience in conflicts of law and jurisdiction matters (both from her academic studies (her MPhil thesis focused on jurisdiction) and from cases she has been involved in) and in interim injunctions including ex parte freezing injunctions. Sophie is fluent in French, German (native) and Luxembourgish (native), which has led to her being regularly instructed in cases which utilise her language skills. Sophie can provide advice in any of the languages that she speaks. Sophie has provided expert opinions on English law for use in foreign proceedings in Germany, Uruguay and Belgium. In 2017, Sophie was appointed to the Attorney General’s C Panel.

Career

Called 2011, Kings College London/Université Paris 1, LLB (First class, top of the year), Oxford BCL (Distinction) and MPhil (Distinction).

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