Area of expertise
- Professional Indemnity
Special Counsel LLB (Hons), BA
phone +61 7 3225 5977
Elsbeth has far-reaching experience in professional indemnity matters and has practised continually in this field since 2000.
She has a particular focus on construction industry matters, having acted in civil claims and disciplinary proceedings involving engineers (geotechnical, structural, mechanical and civil), architects / building designers, certifiers, quantity surveyors and contractors. In addition,
Elsbeth has acted as coverage counsel for insurers, including in first party claims and disputed claims under professional indemnity policies plus project-specific and alliance policies.
She also has general professional indemnity experience and has acted for individuals in various professional groups, including accountants, financial planners, auditors, real estate agents, mortgage brokers, solicitors and barristers.
Elsbeth has been ranked in the peer-reviewed Best Lawyers® in Australia reports published annually by the Australian Financial Review since 2017.
- Australian Professional Indemnity Group (Committee Member)