Elmi Carlean

Contact Info


Francis Burt Chambers


Francis Burt Chambers
Level 19, Allendale Square, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000
Tel +61 (0)8 9220 0417 | Fax +61 (0)8 9325 9111 | Mob +61 (0)407039486


08 92200417

Professional Information

Member level

Ordinary Member - Level 5




BA, LLB (Hons) LLM


Elmi Carlean practises in commercial litigation, and all aspects of Family and De Facto Law. She has extensive experience in Administrative law, Environmental regulation and compliance, resources disputes and complex contractual matters.

She has a keen interest in Maritime and Shipping law matters having obtained a Maritime Law LLM from the University of Queensland in 2004.

Before moving to Perth, Elmi practiced in commercial litigation in Queensland at Mahoney Lawyers, and Ebsworth and Ebsworth where she advised clients on a broad range of commercial matters. She has acted for government and private sector clients across a range of industry sectors including ports, mining, shipping, aviation, transport and logistics. Prior to joining the Bar, Elmi gained extensive experience as in-house counsel for various State Departments across a wide range of portfolios including advising on significant infrastructure projects, corporate governance and determining Liquor licensing applications.

Elmi specialises in advocacy, and has a strong interest in mediation and commercial negotiation and has completed additional intensive training both as a mediator and in commercial arbitration. She is available to appear in all Courts or Tribunals across WA, as well as interstate.

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