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Laura Maeve Elliott

Pro Bono Associate

Laura Elliott supports non-profit organisations, charities, community legal centres and individuals by providing pro bono support in the firm’s four Australian offices. Additionally, Laura develops and implements programs to provide legal education and increase access to justice in vulnerable communities.

She is experienced in legal education, law reform, project management, public interest litigation and advocacy for individuals.

Laura has a keen interest and background in technology. She has extensive experience advising on both small and large-scale technology procurements and overseeing large transformational technology projects. In particular, Laura has a focus on technology and access to justice.

Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the High Court of Australia
  • University of Melbourne, Juris Doctor, 2016
  • Monash University, Bachelor of Business (Management and Information Systems), 2012


Laura has taught at universities on topics relating to pro bono work and access to justice.

Prior Experience

Laura’s recent work includes facilitating national legal empowerment programs for vulnerable communities, including people from refugee and migrant backgrounds and young Indigenous women, teaching law students at the University of South Pacific in Fiji about the rule of law and pro bono, assisting vulnerable Indigenous women and children to seek birth registration and obtain birth certificates, working with international actors to advocate for law reform on issues of statelessness and assisting the Human Rights Law Centre in the High Court case of Clubb v Edwards regarding the constitutional validity of abortion clinic safe zone laws.

Laura also has previous experience in the disability sector and is a published author on the issue of the forced sterilisation of women and girls with disabilities.

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Law Institute of Victoria