"I am absolutely delighted that you acted for me in connection with the purchase of this commercial building and that we completed as planned. You are very diligent and responsive and above all you are pleasure to work with. The next commercial transaction is set up for you to handle again!"

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Sophia Rajah

Sophia Rajah


Sophia joined Judge & Priestley in February 2022 and is a Partner in the Business & Commercial Property Department.


Sophia is a well-established commercial property solicitor specialising in transactional landlord and tenant law with extensive experience acting for clients across a variety of sectors in relation to the acquisition and disposal of occupational property portfolios, to include leases of land work and all elements of and ancillary to the grant of Business Leases, lease renewals, advising on Heads of Terms, licence for works, assignments, Surrenders, licences, Rent Deposit Deeds etc together with Property Refinancing/Secured lending (for consolidating debts, funding projects or to serve as a cash flow injection).  

Sophia also has experience in development work which includes Transfers of Part, Easements, Option Agreements and Residential Property.

Prior to joining J&P, Sophia was the Head of Department for a well-established and respected law firm and is known for her diligent yet robust approach with high level client care and delivery.

Outside of Work

Sophia enjoys travelling, exploring new places and has an interest in health, fitness and wellbeing. When she can find the time, to relax, Sophia likes to read, both fiction and no fiction books and watching movies.                 

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