Eliza Elliott

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Special Counsel
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Eliza is an experienced insurance litigation lawyer specialising in medical indemnity and health law.

Eliza provides comprehensive and practical legal advice to leading insurers in the context of claims brought against public health services, doctors, allied health professionals and health service providers.


Eliza's expertise sees her manage complex and sensitive litigated and non-litigated medical indemnity claims and coronial investigations and inquests.

In addition, Eliza acts for health practitioners in the context of disciplinary matters before the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and other health complaints bodies.

Eliza has successfully negotiated numerous personal injury/medical negligence claims, which include high quantum claims as a result of catastrophic injury.

Clients appreciate Eliza's reliability, attention to detail, passion and pragmatism.

Eliza's areas of expertise include:

  • medical and professional indemnity
  • personal injury
  • coronial investigations and inquests
  • disciplinary proceedings

Career highlights

Eliza's career highlights include:

  • representing a children's hospital where a neonate received life-saving surgery for a cardio-thoracic birth abnormality
  • representing a leading tertiary hospital in a complex and high quantum Supreme Court claim following the death of a baby during labour
  • representing an allied health professional in relation to an AHPRA investigation into boundary violations and inappropriate professional conduct
  • representing a public hospital in a coronial inquest and subsequent civil claim after the suicide of a mental health inpatient