Elizabeth Mason


Areas of Practice

Elizabeth has expertise in commercial and governance matters and assists clients to protect their assets and manage risks in business ventures. She helps clients to determine what legal structure is right for their business and can assist with setting up new companies, including drafting Shareholders Agreements and company Constitutions. She has assisted a number of Indigenous business owners to establish joint ventures and can advise on the Indigenous Procurement Policy and Supply Nation requirements. Elizabeth has expertise working with Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients to develop Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) Protocols.

Photo by Jamie James
Artwork: Bibi Barba, 'Terri - Butterfly Flowers Dreaming' (2020)


Elizabeth graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2016 with degrees in Law and Arts (Political Science & International Relations). She holds a Legal Practising Certificate and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales. She has great communication, organisational and leadership skills, developed during her years working in the hospitality industry. Through working as an intern for the Department of Housing in Western Australia, she is familiar with the government procurement process and the preparation and service of court documents.


Recent Projects

  • She has helped clients undertake Indigenous language projects, advising on the protection and management of intellectual property (trade mark and copyright issues) in the creation and sharing of language resources.

  • Presenting workshops on ICIP and IP.

  • Drafting Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) Protocols for clients in the arts, sciences, museums and galleries sectors.

  • Advised and negotiated on behalf of clients in partnership and company business disputes.

  • Drafted legal agreements for clients.



Elizabeth is passionate about social justice issues and has volunteered for the Aboriginal Legal Service in Parramatta. She has natural leadership skills developed during her time as; co-captain in a Roller Hockey Team; Team Leader at Uni Camp for Kids; Coordinator of a ReachOut Charity Dodgeball Competition; and as a self-employed tutor in business law units. To relax on weekends, she makes time for family and friends, finds joy in cooking, dancing, disco music and exploring new places.

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All professional photography by Jamie James at James Photographic Services.

The painting 'Terri - Butterfly Flowers Dreaming' by Bibi Barba has been used under license in the firm photographs, including for staff profiles.

The painting  'Ancient Tracks and Waterholes' (2019) by Rene Kulitja has been used under license in some firm photographs on the TJC website homepage, staff profiles, careers and services pages. Visit Maruku Arts for more work by Rene Kulitja.

The visual artwork ‘Freshwater Lagoon 1’ by Lisa Michl Ko-manggen has been used under license in some photographs and videos. Visit Cape York Art for more work by Ko-manggen.

The painting ‘My Country’ by Bibi Barba has been used under license in some photographs and Law Way videos. Visit Bibi's website.

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