Sophia Louw



Sophia Louw is an associate at Omnia Strategy. Sophia’s practice focuses on international commercial and investment arbitration across a variety of jurisdictions, with particular focus on the emerging markets. She has participated in proceedings conducted before major arbitral institutions including ICSID, the ICC and LCIA. Her practice also includes international law, state advisory work and business & human rights.


Prior to joining Omnia Strategy, Sophia worked in financial consulting in London. She was also a researcher at the South African Research Chair in Property Law where she was supervised by the late Professor AJ van der Walt and served as the deputy editor of the Stellenbosch Law Review, the Responsa Meridiana.


Sophia is admitted to the High Court of South Africa. She holds a B.A. (cum laude) and LL.B. from the University of Stellenbosch and a G.D.L. (commendation) from BPP University in London.