Sophie is a Special Counsel in the Litigation group, specialising in administrative law, judicial and merits review, commissions of inquiry and statutory interpretation.
She regularly acts for government bodies in litigation before various courts and tribunals, including as solicitor advocate. She commonly works on matters involving 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.
In 2014 Sophie was the 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: