Eliza Bergin


Signed Bar Role: 2017

Qualifications: LLM, LLB(Hons), BSc

Areas of Practice

- Commercial and Civil
- Commercial
- Civil
- Building, Construction and Engineering
- Bankruptcy, Corporate Insolvency
- Company Law
- Contract
- Landlord and Tenant (Commercial, Residential)
- Trade Practices, Consumer protection
- Property, Conveyancing
- Commercial Litigation

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

- Public
- Inquests
- Administrative
- Constitutional
- Disciplinary Tribunals
- Migration, Immigration, Citizenship

- Other
- Planning and Environment Law
- Compulsory Acquisition
- Water Law
- Local Government


Eliza practises in the areas of public and commercial law. Eliza appears in all Federal, Victorian and South Australian courts, tribunals, inquiries and royal commissions.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Eliza practised as a solicitor for 17 years including 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 is briefed in all areas of commercial and civil litigation. Eliza’s experience as an advocate includes planning and environmental law and land acquisition. Eliza practices in judicial review, FOI, migration law, civil appeals, public law and regulatory prosecutions including ASIC and AHPRA. Eliza represents clients in building and construction litigation and arbitration, contractual disputes, leasing disputes, commercial disputes, consumer law, trade practices, competition, bankruptcy and insolvency. Eliza also has considerable experience in Royal Commissions and Boards of Inquiry.

In January 2019, Eliza was appointed counsel to assist the Aged Care Royal Commission. In this role to date she has appeared in Adelaide, Perth, Broome, Mildura and Melbourne.

Eliza is a member of both the Victorian Bar and the South Australian Bar Association. Eliza accepts briefs to appear in Melbourne and Adelaide in addition to regional Victoria and SA. She has active chambers in each state.

Tel: +61 430 011 038
Email: ebergin@anthonymasonchambers.com.au

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