Sophie Stafford

Sophie Stafford

  • Admitted: 2014
  • Bar: 2021


Sophie accepts briefs to advise and appear in criminal and quasi-criminal matters. 

Sophie has a strong foundation in advocacy and written work in criminal and regulatory matters.

As a solicitor for over four years with Doogue + George, and before that, Dribbin & Brown, she appeared daily in contested and uncontested matters. She developed comprehensive litigation skills in indictable crime as well as Royal Commissions, coronial inquiries, coercive hearings and professional disciplinary matters.

Most recently, she was an associate to his Honour Judge Michael O’Connell at the County Court of Victoria. 

Sophie is reading with Ruth Shann and her senior mentor is Chris Carr SC. 


  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Women Barristers Association


  • Top 10 Rising Stars – Victorian Legal Awards 2019


  • Policy Committee, Liberty Victoria
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