Sophia Smout joined Hunters in October 2022 as a Trainee Solicitor. She is currently working in our Property department, assisting the team with both residential and commercial property transactions of all kinds.
Prior to joining Hunters, Sophia studied BA English and Modern Languages (German) at Oriel College, University of Oxford, before completing her MA Law and Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in Bristol.
As a student, Sophia was a volunteer caseworker with the National Centre for Domestic Violence (NCDV) and continues to assist/shadow the family law team with remote appointments for the Plymouth Legal Advice Centre. She is a member of the Oriel College Alumni Advisory Committee and helps to promote engagement, access and funding.
Sophia has a good proficiency in the German language, and also lived and taught in Germany from 2018-19. Outside of work, Sophia enjoys running and Pilates, as well as playing the flute or singing whenever the opportunity presents itself.