Language Skills - English Native Speaker / Spanish Native Speaker
Sonia is 19 years qualified having studied for her law degree at the The London Guildhall University. She completed her postgraduate Law Course at the College of Law in London. Sonia is originally from Spain and speaks both Spanish and English fluently.
After years of organising international conferences all over the world, Sonia turned to law in her mid-twenties. Her career commenced in a commercial firm in Covent Garden where she mainly dealt with high level personal injury and medical negligence matters. She would spend most days in the High Court fighting against big law firms and their bigger insurance company clients, where she learned and polished her advocacy skills.
For the last 16 years Sonia has been practising Criminal Law. She had her own firm for 5 years and has represented a huge variety of clients whose offences varied from murder to shoplifting. Sonia has achieved excellent results at both the Magistrates’ Court and Police Stations where she prefers to be, either advising on plea at a first appearance, mitigating for a sentence or fighting a trial.
She is well renowned for her ability to obtain a successful result for her clients time and time again, be it before a Judge or lay bench magistrate. Sonia is a prominent and well-respected member of the UK-based Spanish speaking community and is highly regarded for her expertise where her Spanish language skills are essential.
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