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Sophie Scott

Phone: +61 7 3831 9454
Fax: +61 7 3831 9500


  • Commercial Litigation

  • Professional Negligence Claims

  • Insurance Advice

  • Media Law

  • Defamation

  • Corruption and Misconduct Investigations


Sophie was admitted in April 2011 and joined Bartley Cohen in August 2015. 

Sophie has a broad range of experience in high value and complex commercial litigation and dispute resolution, professional negligence and insurance disputes in Queensland and interstate jurisdictions.  Sophie has acted for clients from a broad range of industries, including insurance, mining, property, banking and finance and media.  Sophie also acts for professionals in misconduct investigations and negligence claims.

Sophie has significant experience in a variety of media and defamation matters, acting in respect of such matters both prior to and since joining Bartley Cohen.

Her work includes acting in defamation claims and complaints, pre-publication advices, document access applications and right to information appeals. She has acted for a wide variety of clients, and in both plaintiff and defendant matters.

Sophie’s clients have included Seven Network, Nine Network, Ten Network/CBS, ABC, SBS and News Limited. She has also acted for various publishers, authors, insurers and private individuals.