Sophie Newham is a lawyer working within our Family and Criminal Law Teams. She is based in our Sutherland Office.
Sophie assists in the conduct of Federal Circuit Court and Family Court parenting and property proceedings. She has had experience assisting both married and de facto couples to resolve complex parenting matters (involving family violence and/or child abuse) and property matters (involving complex assets of significant value). She has also had a major role in complex estate litigation cases. Sophie is skilled at resolving disputes outside of court proceedings to ensure a more timely and cost effective resolution for her clients.
Sophie’s role in the Criminal Law team is to assist in both Local and District Court matters, including common and sexual assaults, drug matters, driving offences and licence appeals.
Background & Qualifications
Since joining WMD Law in 2017 as a law clerk, Sophie has gained valuable experience in our Family, Criminal, Estate, Property and Commercial Divisions.
Sophie graduated with a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Wollongong. She completed a Diploma of Legal Practice at the College of Law being admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW.
Interests Outside Work
Outside of work, Sophie enjoys spending time with her family and friends and taking her dogs to the beach. Sophie also loves playing soccer and has been competing in the Sutherland Shire Football Association’s competition for around 15 years.