Eliza M Bergin


Signed Bar Role: 2017

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) LLM in Environmental Law BSc

Areas of Practice

- Alternative Dispute Resolution

- Appellate Advocacy

- Commercial and Civil
- Commercial
- Civil
- Building, Construction and Engineering
- Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency
- Landlord and Tenant (Commercial, Residential)
- Property, Conveyancing
- Commercial Litigation

- Estates
- Wills, Estates, Family Provision
- Guardianship and Administration

- Public
- Discrimination, Human Rights
- Inquests
- Administrative
- Constitutional
- Disciplinary Tribunals
- Migration, Immigration, Citizenship

- Other
- Coronial Investigations
- Inquests/inquiries
- Planning and Environment Law
- Compulsory Acquisition
- Water Law
- Local Government
- Constitutional and Administrative Law


Member of the South Australian Bar Association
Member of the Victorian Bar


Eliza practices in the areas of public and commercial law. Prior to coming to the Bar, Eliza held senior roles as a Principal Solicitor at VGSO (2010-2017) and Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons (2004-2010). She was Associate to Justice Peter RA Gray AM of the Federal Court of Australia (2001-2002).

Eliza’s experience as an advocate includes building and construction litigation and arbitration, leasing disputes, commercial tenancies, civil appeals to the Supreme Court, and insolvency. Eliza practices in judicial review, FOI, migration law, civil appeals and public law. Eliza also has considerable experience in Royal Commissions and Boards of Inquiry. Eliza has run high profile, long running and often complex cases for clients about environment and planning issues.

Eliza holds a Negative Vetting 2 (Top Secret) security clearance. She accepts briefs in security-related matters, including counter-terrorism.