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


Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation


Eliza practises in public and commercial law. She has specialist capabilities in planning and environment law and public inquiries. Eliza appears in all major jurisdictions including Federal and State Courts, Tribunals, Inquiries and Royal Commissions. In 2019-2020, Eliza is appointed one of the Counsel Assisting the Aged Care Royal Commission.

Eliza has over 20 years of experience in large commercial and government firms and at the Bar. Eliza has appeared in large, high profile, long running and often complex cases for clients. She applies a strategic and practical approach.

She has experience in many types of disputes including: heritage, planning and environment, property, land valuation and compulsory acquisition, contract, corporate, telecommunications, industrial, mining, energy and resources, construction, civil claims, common law claims, regulatory enforcement and Royal Commissions and Boards of Inquiry.

Eliza was Associate to Justice Peter RA Gray AM of the Federal Court of Australia (2001-2002), Solicitor and Senior Associate at King & Wood Mallesons (2004-2010), Principal Solicitor at Victorian Government Solicitor’s Office (2010-2017).