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Sophia Pippos - Senior Associate

Sophia Pippos As a senior practitioner in HopgoodGanim Lawyers’ Family Law team, Sophia advises clients on a large range of legal issues associated with Family law.

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Sophia advises and specialises in both simple and complex Family Law matters and has experience across a range of different issues. Sophia's experience includes dealing with complex property and financial matters, marriage validity and divorce issues, alternative dispute resolution and parenting matters which involve relocating children and issues of drugs and violence.  

Sophia prides herself on her ability to listen and advise and guide her clients through the Family Law process, with the right balance of sensitivity and objectivity, leading to optimal outcomes. 

Sophia also prides herself on her ability to present the circumstances and position of her clients with integrity and aims to have a positive influence in her clients’ lives.

Areas of Practice

  • Handling complex property and financial matters that are disputed or are to be settled by agreement via negotiation or alternative dispute resolution.
  •  Dealing with complex parenting matters and children’s issues including issues of drugs and violence, disputed paternity, relocation and international surrogacy.
  •  Working through complex marriage validity and divorce issues
  •  Establishing factors relating to a de facto relationship in circumstances where that relationship is contested.
  •  Managing multiple files through to settlement, or if necessary, trial, including drafting binding financial agreements and other formal documents and correspondence, and appearing for clients in Court, at mediation and at informal conferences