Sophie Kurum was born in 1993. She obtained a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Geneva in 2015. While studying for her Master of Laws in civil and criminal Law at the University of Geneva, she attended a semester at the University of Montréal. She also obtained a Certificate in transnational law from the University of Geneva in 2016. During her studies, she worked as a legal assistant in the legal department of a Swiss Private Bank. She completed the first part of her traineeship in the Tribunal administratif de première instance of Geneva, and then worked for six months in a Law firm in Geneva. She obtained a Certificate of advanced studies in legal professions from the University of Geneva in 2017.
Sophie Kurum joined Canonica Valticos de Preux + associés in January 2019 as a trainee lawyer.