Sophie Priestley is Associate Counsel at Burford Law, the ABS law firm which supports and complements Burford’s judgment enforcement business in London.
Ms. Priestley joins Burford Law with nearly a decade of experience of commercial dispute resolution litigation at firms Slaughter and May, Herbert Smith Freehills and Freshfields and trained at Linklaters. Ms. Priestley has extensive experience advising on high-profile contentious proceedings, global investigations and white-collar crime, particularly in the Middle East.
Ms. Priestley graduated from the University of Cambridge and The School of Oriental and African Studies and received a Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School. She holds an LPC from the College of Law and has a working knowledge of French, Spanish and intermediate Arabic.