Sophia Blackhirst

Sophia Blackhirst

Sophia joined Angela Sdrinis Legal in 2021. She holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in History and Politics and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours. Sophia’s thesis focussed on the impact of then proposed changes to mandatory reporting laws relating to child abuse in Victoria.   


Sophia has extensive experience assisting survivors of institutional child sexual abuse, both in private practice and the community legal sector. Sophia previously worked as Managing Lawyer of Knowmore Legal Services’ Melbourne-based team and as a Practice Manager at a personal injury firm assisting survivors. She has also worked as a Judge’s Associate in the Victorian Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.    


Sophia is committed to providing access to justice and healing for people affected by childhood abuse.   

Law Institute Victoria Accredited Personal Injury Specialists


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