Sophie Michalski is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group.

Ms. Michalski has experience conducting internal investigations for large multinational companies. Her practice has a particular focus on multijurisdictional matters including anti-corruption legislation, economic sanctions, and cybersecurity and data protection matters. She has experience advising clients on high-value, complex international litigation matters, including in proceedings before the UK Supreme Court and the English High Court.

Ms. Michalski also advises clients on Environmental, Social and Governance matters. She assisted in editing the ESG Comparative Guide, published by Global Legal Post (March, 2023), and contributed to articles including “Addressing ESG Considerations in the M&A Context,” a chapter in the latest edition of GLI Mergers & Acquisitions, published by Global Legal Insights (July, 2023), and “Much work to be done in private credit ESG,” New Private Markets (October, 2021).

Ms. Michalski joined Debevoise as a trainee solicitor in 2021. She graduated from St. John’s College, University of Cambridge in 2020 with a B.A. (Hons) and subsequently completed the LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management at The University of Law (with distinction). She is also fluent in Swedish and French.

Ms. Michalski was admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales in 2023.


  • The University of Law, 2021, LPC and MSC in Law
  • University of Cambridge, 2020, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Solicitor, England & Wales