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Sophie Balme


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
College Square
2 Anchor Road
United Kingdom
Languages English

Sophie is an Associate in the Insurance and Reinsurance Group and is based in Bristol. Sophie specialises in resolving professional negligence and insurance coverage disputes.

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2014 – LL.B., University of Southampton, Southampton

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Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors Bul­let­in 8: RICS 2022 Guid­ance on Ja­pan­ese Knot­weed...
With a view to lim­it­ing the ef­fect of Ja­pan­ese knot­weed on the prop­erty mar­ket, the RICS has pub­lished new guid­ance which re­quires sur­vey­ors to ad­opt a struc­tured ap­proach in as­sess­ing the im­pact of knot­weed. ...
Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors Bul­let­in 7: Scope of Duty in Neg­li­gent Valu­er Claims
With the scope of valu­ers’ du­ties fa­cing a re­fresh in the 31 Janu­ary 2022 ver­sion of the Red Book, the de­cision in Charles B Lawrence & As­so­ci­ates v Inter-com­mer­cial Bank Ltd provides a help­ful ana­lys­is...
Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors Bul­let­in 6: Up­dates to RICS Min­im­um Terms & Guid­ance
In this in­stal­ment of our ‘Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors’ series, we re­view the key up­dates set out in the up­dated edi­tion of the RICS Guid­ance Note on Risk, Li­ab­il­ity and In­sur­ance and the re­cent min­im­um...
Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors Bul­let­in 3: Look­ing Back to Look Ahead
In the latest in our Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors series, we look at the po­s­i­tion now that the mar­ket is emer­ging from the COV­ID-19 lock­down. The situ­ation poses risk and op­por­tun­ity for sur­vey­ors in equal meas­ure...
Pro­tect­ing Sur­vey­ors - COV­ID-19 up­date
Dur­ing this chal­len­ging and un­cer­tain time of the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic, sur­vey­ors should be alert to the risks, new and old, that they face and the sup­port avail­able to them. On 1 April 2020, RICS is­sued...