Elisa Holmes

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Admitted

Admitted to Practice in South Australia: 1998
Called to the Bar of England and Wales: 2003
Admitted as a Barrister in New South Wales: 2012

Signed Bar Roll

1999

Academic Qualifications

BA, University of South Australia, 1994
LLB(Hons)(University Medal), University of Adelaide, 1997
BCL (First), University of Oxford, 2002
MPhil (First), University of Oxford, 2003
Visiting Research Fellow, Columbia University, New York City, 2004

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative & Constitutional Law
    • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Advocacy
    • Appellate Advocacy
  • Civil Litigation
    • Constitutional
  • Commercial Litigation
    • Banking Finance & Securities Law
    • Commercial Law - General
    • Contractual Disputes
    • Corporations and Securities Law
    • Equity and Trusts
    • Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Liquidation Law
    • Insurance Law
    • Trade Practices and Competition Law
  • Sports Law
    • Anti-doping
    • Nomination/selection disputes
    • Tribunals/disciplinary

Professional Experience

1998 – Read with Tom Gray QC (as he then was) and Lindy Powell QC
1999-2001 – Barrister, South Australia
2001 – 2003 – University of Oxford
2003 – 2004 – Pupillage, Brick Court Chambers, London
2004 - Visiting Research Fellow, Columbia University, New York City
2004 – 2014 – Barrister, England & Wales (Inner Temple)
2012 – Barrister, Eleven Wentworth, Sydney
2015 – Associate Member, Bar Chambers, Adelaide

Professional Associations / Positions

Member, NSW Bar Association
Member, SA Bar Association
Barrister of the Inner Temple, England
Member, Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association
Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
University of Adelaide, Law School Advisory Board
Port Adelaide Football Club Eastern Advisory Board
Team Advocate, Australian Olympic Committee, London 2012
Appeals adviser, Australian Olympic Committee, London 2012, Sochi 2014
Board Member, Directors Guild Trust of Great Britain 2009-2012

Other

Eleven Wentworth Chambers
11/180 Phillip Street
Sydney, NSW, 2000
www.elevenwentworth.com