“She is proactive and has a real handle on cases. She stays calm under pressure and is happy to be hands-on.” “Sophie not only approaches every case with the same vigour and determination, but appears to do it with ease and a smile.” “A real champion for her clients who is always well prepared and takes a measured approach. She keeps the overall picture in mind on cases.”
Chambers & Partners, 2022

Experience

Year of Call: 2009

Education

Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, 2008
Graduate Diploma in Law, College of Law, 2007
BA (Hons) (First Class) Modern History, Christ Church, Oxford: 2004-2007
Queen Mother Scholarship, Middle Temple, 2008
Lord Justice Sachs scholarship award, Middle Temple , 2008

Profile

Sophie Connors has a broad practice covering all areas of family law with a particular focus on disputes between parents about child arrangements and the financial consequences of relationship breakdown. She is a tenacious advocate who combines practical, sensible and proportionate advice with a determination to get the best outcome in every possible case. She undertakes work at all court levels including frequently undertaking cases with an international element. She has extremely good relationships with her solicitors and lay clients alike.

Professional Memberships

Middle Temple
Family Law Bar Association

Testimonials

“I would like you to know that we thought she was wonderful. She was exceptionally good with the client and with us. I have commended her to my colleagues, as I do to you.”
Louise Coubrough at Bindmans

Directories

“Sophie Connors is practical, working hard to get things to settle where possible.”
“Sophie combines a gentleness with clients and a toughness in court that is show-stopping. Her instincts are second to none.”
Chambers and Partners, 2023

‘Sophie is a force to be reckoned with. She has an incredibly good manner with clients, is always meticulous in her preparation and her advocacy skills are second to none.’
Legal 500, 2023

“She is proactive and has a real handle on cases. She stays calm under pressure and is happy to be hands-on.” “Sophie not only approaches every case with the same vigour and determination, but appears to do it with ease and a smile.” “A real champion for her clients who is always well prepared and takes a measured approach. She keeps the overall picture in mind on cases.”
Chambers & Partners, 2022

Negotiates a practice that takes in all areas of family law including matrimonial finance matters and private law children work. A number of her cases have an international element to them.

Strengths: “Very good at cutting through the emotional elements of a case and getting to a settlement.” “She is a bundle of energy” and is “an incredibly bright and very strong advocate.”
Chambers & Partners, 2021
Ranked for Children & Matrimonial Finance

‘Is a tenacious advocate. Her written work is meticulous. Clients love her empathy and her attention to detail – she knows their cases inside out. She is a terrific team player and incredibly user friendly.’
Legal 500, 2021


‘The complete package – fabulous with clients, a very persuasive advocate, and immaculately prepared.’
Legal 500, 2020