​Elizabeth Harris 

Member, Legal Services Council 

(Appointed 26 October 2020) 

Liz Harris is a lawyer who has specialised in consumer complaints relating to lawyers, acting for both lawyers and consumers. She is a recognised expert in costs law as co-author of Quick on Costs, the pre-eminent Australian text. She has conducted her own legal practice, been a sessional member of the VCAT Legal Practice list, a member of the Victorian Supreme Court Costs Committee and chair of the LIV Advisory Board on costs law and its Cost Lawyers section. 

Liz consults to government and corporate legal departments about managing external lawyers and is regularly engaged as an expert witness on the management of legal work and costs in class actions and other significant litigation.