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

related contacts

Racha Abboud NSW
Jon Cane NSW
Kelly Dickson VIC
Tim Edwards NSW
Grant Guenther VIC
David Heidtman NSW
Steven Jerrard VIC
Rita Khodeir NSW
Paul Kirton VIC
Terry Kokkinos VIC
Chelyn Murphy NSW
Alex Ninis VIC
Greg Peach NSW
Ralph Praeger QLD
Belinda Sigismundi VIC
Kara Thornton NSW