Kearney Sophie

Sophie Kearney

Bar roll 2021 Admitted 2016
  • Commercial Law Employment & Industrial
  • Tort Law Public Law
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Sophie Kearney practises primarily in commercial law and public law

Prior to joining the Bar, Sophie was a solicitor in Arnold Bloch Leibler's litigation team. At ABL, Sophie's work involved large, complex litigation in the Federal and Supreme Courts, including insolvency, trusts and contractual disputes as well as class actions. She was also involved in regulatory enforcement actions, including in relation to financial services.

Sophie holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Melbourne, and has a Bachelor of Science (Pure Mathematics) and Diploma of Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne.

Sophie is reading with Albert Dinelli and her senior mentor is Dr Oren Bigos QC.

Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Chambers & Clerk

Owen Dixon Chambers West
Level 15 Room 27

525 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

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Jane King

03 9225 8558


Commercial Law
  • Appellate
  • Banking & Finance
  • Building & Construction
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Competition
  • Consumer Law
  • Contractual Disputes
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Corporations & Securities
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Private International Law
  • Real Property
  • Residential & Retail Tenancies
  • Taxation
Employment & Industrial
  • Confidential Information
  • Restraint of Trade
Tort Law
  • Appellate
  • Class Actions
  • Common Law
  • Defamation
  • Major Torts
  • Negligence
  • Professional Negligence
Public Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Freedom of Information
  • Judicial Review
  • Privacy
  • Public International Law
  • White Collar Crime



Juris Doctor (Melb)

Bachelor of Science (Pure Mathematics) (Melb)

Diploma of Languages (French) (Melb)



Entitled to practise in

High Court of Australia

Federal Court of Australia

State and Territory Courts and Tribunals