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."
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