Ayesha Vardags, President

Precis: Sophie advises clients on all aspects of family law, with a particular focus on resolving complex financial issues for high-net-worth individuals, whether married or unmarried. A large proportion of her cases involve jurisdictional issues, offshore trusts and complex corporate structures.

Sophie Groves, Senior Associate

Precis: Sophie advises clients on all aspects of family law, with a particular focus on resolving complex financial issues for high-net-worth individuals, whether married or unmarried. A large proportion of her cases involve jurisdictional issues, offshore trusts and complex corporate structures.

Ayesha Vardags, President

Education: Sophie read Politics at the University of Durham, graduating in 2006.

Press & publications: Sophie has recently provided legal comment to support a petition in relation to the failure of the CMS to consider wealth and assets outside of the paying party’s salary when calculating child maintenance.

Career: Sophie trained at a leading family and private client firm and joined Vardags upon qualification in September 2013. Prior to completing the GDL and LPC (with distinction), she worked as a recruitment consultant for a leading London agency, as a result of which she has developed a strong commercial understanding and appreciation of clients’ needs.

Personal: Sophie was born in Essex and lives in London. She has played county lacrosse for Kent and is a keen tennis player. She has also organised and participated in several charity fashion shows and in her spare time enjoys socialising with friends and family, visiting the theatre and travelling.

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