Sophie specialises in government and administrative law, including judicial and merits review, commissions of inquiry and statutory interpretation.
She acts for government bodies in litigation before various courts and tribunals, including as solicitor advocate. She commonly works on matters involving complex legislative regimes, highly sensitive material and far-reaching policy implications and is responsible for the carriage and management of high volume litigation.
Sophie is admitted to practice in both NSW and England and Wales, having worked in London for a government department and the Public & Regulatory team of a private law firm.
Sophie is a former Associate to Justice Perram of the Federal Court of Australia. She also holds a Master of Laws from the University of Cambridge.
Sophie’s experience includes advising: