Sophie Hudson began her career with DLA Piper in 2012 following her move from the UK. She specialises in general and liability insurance and is well known and respected in the insurance industry and wider firm.

Sophie’s work involves advising clients on complex legal arguments, often with multimillion-dollar implications. In the context of disputes arising out of the Canterbury earthquakes, she has acted on many residential insurance claims and successfully negotiated outcomes both in mediations and judicial settlement conferences. She has appeared in the Court of Appeal, High Court and the District Court on various civil matters and has experience in cyber, professional indemnity, product liability and marine subrogated recovery actions.

Sophie is just as committed to contributing to the wider legal profession and insurance industry. She is a committee member of the Young Insurance Professionals, which puts on networking functions and educational events within the insurance industry, and she’s an ongoing contributing editor to Colinvaux's Law of Insurance in New Zealand, the leading insurance text in the country.