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Elizabeth
Bateman

Elizabeth practices in a broad range of commercial law matters, with a focus on construction, arbitration, general commercial, owners corporation disputes and insurance law.

Elizabeth is recognised in Doyle's Guide as a Leading Construction and Infrastructure Barrister (Victoria) (2021 and 2022 rankings).

Elizabeth's areas of specialisation include engineering, construction and technology disputes, transport, and complex commercial matters. Elizabeth has particular experience appearing in large scale proceedings and acting for clients on major projects including onshore and offsore oil and gas installations, infrastructure projects and wind farms. Elizabeth appears regularly in the Supreme Court of Victoria and lower courts and tribunals both led and unled. Elizabeth also regularly acts for professionals including surveyors, engineers and real estate agents. 

Before coming to the Bar, Elizabeth was employed as a Senior Associate in the construction litigation group at Norton Rose Fulbright Australia. She is currently undertaking a Master of Laws at the University of Melbourne.  

Elizabeth is a reporter for the Building and Construction Law Journal and since 2020 has appeared in the AFL and AFWL Tribunals for Carlton Football Club. 

Elizabeth read with Andrew Woods and her senior mentor is Jeffery Gleeson QC.

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Contact

PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7491
Email [email protected]

Chambers: Room 1223
Isaacs Chambers
555 Lonsdale Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mediation
International Arbitration
Expert Determination
Arbitration
Appellate
Merit Appeals
Civil Appeals
Building Law & Construction Law
Commercial Building Disputes
Engineering
Residential Building Disputes
Commercial Law
Sports
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Transport Law
Superannuation
Banking & Finance
Bankruptcy Law & Insolvency Law
Building Law & Construction Law
Class Actions
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Property & Probate
Common Law
Negligence
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Consumer Protections
Corporations Law & Securities Law
Shareholder Disputes
Directors' Liabilities
Investments
Managed Investment Schemes
Partnership Disputes
Energy Law & Resources Law
Equity & Trusts
Inquests, Inquiries, Tribunals & Commissions
Coronial Inquests
Royal Commissions
Domestic Building Tribunal
Disciplinary Tribunals
Insurance Law & Professional Negligence Law
Directors' & Officers' Insurance
International Law
Conflict of Laws
Private International Law
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
Negligence
Medical Negligence
Professional Negligence
Public Law & Administrative Law
Merits Review
Judicial Review
Disciplinary Proceedings
Transport Law
Shipping
Admiralty Law / Maritime Law

ADMISSIONS

Admitted to the Legal Profession:
16 Dec 2009
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
04 May 2017