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 15 years.

Elisa appears and advises in a broad range of disputes including commercial, planning and environmental, public law (including administrative law) as well as health and clinical negligence matters. 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
  • International Bar Association
  • International Law Association
  • UNCCA (UNCITRAL Coordination Committee for Australia)
  • United Nations Association of Australia
  • Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
  • Environment and Planning Law Association NSW
  • Briefing panel of the Health Care Complaints Commission
  • Private briefing panel of the (NSW) Office of Director of Public Prosecutions and Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions
  • 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.

She accepts direct briefs from in-house legal counsel and briefs involving interstate and overseas travel.

For more details please contact her clerk, Eugenie Crosby.

Areas of Practice

Contact Information

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