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Sophie Courtney

Registered Foreign Lawyer

Sophie was admitted to the Irish roll of Solicitors in December 2022 and is a Registered Foreign Lawyer on the Banking team.
Sophie trained with Walkers Ireland LLP and her experience primarily focused on structured finance with particular focus on collateralised loan obligations (CLOs), commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS), residential mortgage back securities (RMBS), insurance linked securities (ILS) and hedge fund clients. Sophie also has experience in Asset Finance and Corporate Transactions and also has in house experience with a hedge fund.


Pro bono

Assisted Ukrainian refugees in Ireland at a legal clinic in respect of, amongst others, health, employment, education and social welfare questions.

Published Work

  • Child Sexual Abuse in Anglophone East Africa, Irish Rule of Law International, 2020

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Solicitor, the Law Society of Ireland
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.