With over 18 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial legal practice, Sofia has a unique skill set which allows her to focus on providing her clients with tailored, real solutions to all their corporate and commercial legal needs – from inception to ongoing fundraising, corporate management, documenting one off and ongoing commercial arrangements, dispute resolution and corporate administration.

"A client recently said that I am the most commercial lawyer he knows. And that's exactly where I want to be."

Significant matters

JAX Tyres – is currently the external legal counsel for the JAX Tyres Group, handling every aspect of their corporate legal needs – including all franchising matters.

M&A – in 2017 acted for vendors in the sale of a business, comprising IP, shares and trust interests, to an Australian subsidiary of a foreign public listed entity for over $50 million; acted for a purchaser of a group of 7 subsidiaries for close to $3 million. Has also previously (2016) acted for the vendor in its sale of a pharmaceutical packaging business for over $10m involving a New York based purchaser.

Privately owned and family run Australian retailer – acted for a director in resolving a highly hostile board deadlock while preserving the value of the business.

High net worth retail entrepreneurs and business owners – in relation to numerous purchases and sales of private residences in Sydney, including a sale by private tender which achieved Australia’s then highest price of $29.29 million and, since then (late 2016), acted for the purchaser of a Vaucluse property for close to $50 million.

Liquidator – acted for a Liquidator in his public examinations in the Supreme Court of New South Wales of current and former directors (among others) of a company with a view to recovering assets of that insolvent company.

Bachelor of Laws, University of Technology Sydney

Bachelor of Business, University of Technology Sydney

Member, Law Society of New South Wales

  • Buying/Selling Businesses
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Competition Law and ACCC Issues
  • Consumer Law
  • Corporate Structures and Restructures
  • Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Directors Duties
  • Franchising and Licensing
  • Joint Ventures
  • Personal Properties Securities (PPS)
  • Property Development
  • Property Leasing
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • State Taxes
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