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Elly Bishop

About Elly

Elly Bishop practices in the firm’s Dispute Resolution & Litigation practice, acting for public and private companies and high net worth individuals, with a particular focus on commercial contractual disputes.

Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Elly was a lawyer at one of Australia’s leading firms before serving as an Associate to the Hon. Justice Gordon in both the Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.  She was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria in December 2012 and the Federal and High Courts of Australia in February 2013.  Elly joined the firm after returning to Australia following some overseas travel and was appointed as a Senior Associate in 2018.

Practice focus

  • ​disputes and litigation arising from general commercial and contractual arrangements, relating to: 
    • professional services (including professional negligence);
    • partnerships and joint ventures; 
    • business sales;
    • intellectual property; and
  • corporations matters, in particular concerning shareholders’ disputes and directors’ duties.

Experience

Elly has acted on a range of matters, including on behalf of:

  • various companies, in relation to contractual disputes;
  • companies and high net worth individuals, in relation to shareholders’ disputes, partnership disputes, and allegations about breaches of directors’ duties;
  • companies and high net worth individuals, in relation to disputes about professional services;
  • administrators, in relation to public examinations of former officers and advisers;
  • a high net worth individual, in relation to allegations of defamation;
  • various companies, in relation to intellectual property disputes.