Sylvia Hoefnagels


Senior Litigation Solicitor
Sylvia’s Background
Sylvia joined our litigation team in 2015.  She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, and the High Court of Australia in 2005.  Her background consists of all aspects of civil and commercial litigation, including bankruptcy proceedings.  Sylvia has worked with firms in South Brisbane, Townsville and the Gold Coast and makes regular appearances on behalf of her clients in court, and during mediations.  She also has international experience in litigation, and obtained her Masters of Law degree from Tilburg University in the Netherlands in 2003.
Sylvia’s Interests
In Sylvia’s spare time, she is one of the Managers of her son’s rugby league team, and enjoys championing animal rights while supporting Amanda Vella’s S.A.H.A Horse Rescue and Sanctuary. Check out Sylvia’s post on our Robbins Watson Facebook Page about Spirit the horse, and Save a Horse Australia.
Speaks and reads Dutch proficiently
  • 2007 - Queensland Law Society Practice Management course
  • 2005 - Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (Griffith University)
  • 2005 - Bachelor of Laws (Griffith University)
  • 2003 - Master of Law (Tilburg University)
  • Member - Queensland Law Society