Elizabeth Perry - EMA Legal Adelaide


L.L.B, F.A.I.C.D

Elizabeth graduated from Adelaide University with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1981. She worked in general litigation and insurance law from 1982 to 1985 and has specialised in employment law and civil litigation since 1985. Elizabeth aims to create strong working relationships with her clients through efficient, direct and strategic advice.

Elizabeth has a very broad range of experience representing commercial clients both nationally and locally in disputes. Whilst Elizabeth focuses on resolving disputes prior to matters escalating, when needed Elizabeth is a highly skilled litigator. She also works closely with employers as an adviser in auditing and developing their strategies for industrial and human resources issues.

Elizabeth has been individually recognised since 2010 in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a preeminent employment lawyer. Her expertise in employment law is recognised by her peers, as evidenced by the regular requests to deliver conference papers and the referrals she receives from other legal practitioners.

Elizabeth leads EMA Legal’s civil and commercial litigation practice. Elizabeth is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Elizabeth has a number of retainer clients, providing general advice at a national level.

e: liz.perry@emalegal.com.au


  • The Australian Labour Law Association
  • The Law Society of South Australia
  • The Industrial Relations Society of South Australia
  • The Industrial Law Committee of the Federal Litigation Section of the Law Council of Australia
  • Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • President and Chairman of the Board of the  Royal Automobile Association of South Australia Inc. (RAA)
  • Director and Chairman of the Board of RAA Insurance Ltd
  • Deputy Chancellor of Flinders University
  • (Previous) Board Member of The South Australian Museum
  • (Previous) Board Member of  The South Australian Water Polo Association