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Sophie Anderson

  • Date admitted as a Solicitor: October 2000
  • Specialist Accreditation (Criminal Law): October 2005
  • Admitted to the High Court: June 2004
  • Called to the Bar: August 2014

Practice Areas:

Criminal law – Trial work, Local Court work, sentences & Appeals to all jurisdictions including Supreme Court

Coronial Work

Civil litigation – limited personal injury work

Employment law


Contact details:


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws (University of Technology, Sydney) 2000

Sophie has extensive experience as a lawyer and advisor involved in criminal defence law. She appears in all criminal matters including Jury Trials, Sentences, and Appeals. She also has other legal experience having practised in areas including Employment, Discrimination and Industrial Relations law.

Sophie has previously lectured and tutored at Southern Cross University; and additionally co-authored course materials.

Sophie began her career as a solicitor, specialising in criminal defence work, having been recognised for her specialised knowledge in this area by the NSW Law Society in 2005, with accreditation.

She initially worked with the Aboriginal Legal Service in both their metropolitan and regional offices from Redfern Sydney, to Dubbo in Western NSW and finally Lismore in the Far North Coast of NSW. She was called to the Bar in 2014.