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Sonia Tame

Bachelor of Jurisprudence / Bachelor of Laws - University of NSW (1996)
Master of Laws - University of London (2002)



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

Prior to coming to the Bar in 2015, Sonia was a litigation solicitor for over 15 years including 3 years with Mallesons in Hong Kong, 3 years with CMS Cameron McKenna in London, and over 10 years with 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 NSW Bar Association’s Diversity and Equality Committee and 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
    • Professional liability
    • Shareholder class actions
  • Common Law See all +Close -
    • Insurance and Reinsurance
    • Professional indemnity
    • Professional liability
  • Inquests and Inquiries See all +Close -
    • Commissions of Inquiry


Banks & Financial Institutions, Primary Resources,

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News from Tame

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…

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