Elisa Tringali


Elisa Tringali was called to the New South Wales Bar in 2014.

Prior to this, Elisa was a litigation solicitor at Herbert Smith Freehills, McCabes and Bartier Perry, specialising in commercial litigation and insurance litigation. She also worked for Corrs Chambers Westgarth (in the Planning and Environmental Practice Group) being seconded as a Legal Policy Officer for the New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services and briefly as a paralegal. Elisa’s professional experience in litigation spans approximately 16 years.

Elisa advises and appears in a broad range of disputes including health and clinical negligence matters, planning and environmental, public law (including administrative law) as well as commercial litigation.

She has appeared in all major courts and tribunals in New South Wales as well as the Medical Council of New South Wales, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the Court of Criminal Appeal.

Elisa holds a Master of Law and Legal Practice degree from the University of Technology Sydney and a Bachelor of Medical Science degree from the University of Sydney.

Professional memberships/roles:

  • NSW Bar Association
  • Briefing panel of the Health Care Complaints Commission
  • Environment and Planning Law Association NSW
  • Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
  • Private briefing panel of the (NSW) Office of Director of Public Prosecutions and Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
  • UNCCA (UNCITRAL Coordination Committee for Australia)
  • United Nations Association of Australia
  • NSW Young Lawyers Animal Law Committee
  • Secretary of the Women Barrister’s Forum
  • Elisa has also taught Administrative Law to post-graduate and undergraduate students at Macquarie University.

Areas of Practice

Contact Information

  • elisa.tringali@stjames.net.au
  • (+61 2) 9335 3091
  • (+61 2) 9335 3099