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Sonia Tame

Bachelor of Jurisprudence / Bachelor of Laws - University of NSW
Master of Laws - University of London


Admitted to the Bar 2015


Sonia Tame’s principal areas of practice are commercial litigation, class actions, financial and regulatory disputes. She also has extensive experience in professional indemnity and insurance matters and arbitration.

She appears for ASX 200 and multi-national corporations, partnerships, individuals, small business, litigation funders and statutory bodies in a range of matters in the Federal Court of Australia, the Supreme Court, the District Court and Local Court of New South Wales as well as in regulatory inquiries.

Prior to coming to the Bar in 2015, Sonia was a litigation solicitor for over 15 years including 7 years as a partner in the litigation group at Ashurst in Sydney.

Sonia has been listed in Best Lawyers in Australia for Litigation since 2010 and for Government Practice since 2017. She is a member of the Legal Qualifications Committee of the NSW Legal Practitioners Admission Board.

Principal Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Law See all +Close -
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Arbitration
    • Banking and Financial Services
    • Class Actions
    • Contracts
    • Corporations and Securities
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Mining resources and energy
    • Professional liability
    • Shareholder class actions
    • Superannuation
    • Trade Practices
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Professional indemnity
    • Professional liability
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry


Banks & Financial Services, Primary Resources, Funds,

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Best Lawyers 2024

The Best Lawyers for 2024 have just been announced and New Chambers is delighted to have 19 of its members listed. This year we…

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Best Lawyers 2023

The recently announced Best Lawyers for 2023 included 19 of our New Chambers barristers. This year we had an extra 4 barristers newly listed…

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2020 Bar Council

Congratulations to Kate Eastman SC, Catherine Gleeson and Sonia Tame who have been elected to New South Wales Bar Association Bar Council for 2020.

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Best Lawyers 2020

The following members of New Chambers have been recognised in the 12th edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia.   Alternative Dispute Resolution David Jackson…

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