From 01/10/2009,Liability limited by a scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation.Coming from a background in nursing, Sonja graduated LLB in 1991. After working in an intellectual property firm for two years, she came to the Victorian Bar in 1993. As a sole practitioner, she practiced commercial law with an emphasis on alternative dispute resolution. Since returning to the Bar in 2003, Sonja has appeared in all jurisdictions including the children's court, family court, VCAT and the magistrates' and county courts of Victoria. Over the last 5 years she has predominantly worked in crime, including crimes compensation.