Elias Farah

Elias Farah

South Australia

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Restructuring & Turnaround Associate Member ~ RTA
Restructuring & Turnaround Associate Member ~ RTA

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Elias Farah has been practising in the area of property, projects, conveyancing and commercial law for more than 17 years, specialising in both in commercial and residential projects, and is well attuned to the South Australian real estate market. Elias currently holds the position of Principal Partner at Commercial & Legal and specialises in Property & Legal Projects. Prior to the founding of C&L, Elias worked at some of the most reputable law firms in SA and internationally, including Minter Ellison, Finlaysons and Norton Rose (Dubai).

Elias Farah’s main areas of focus are property acquisitions and disposals (residential and commercial), large and small scale property developments specialising in apartment projects (including mixed use), strata and community title advice, property due diligences, leasing transactions and advice, hotel management agreements, business sales and purchases, property related banking and finance transactions and general property and projects advice.

Commercial & Legal is able to pass on the cost efficiencies our boutique law firm presents, whilst maintaining a high quality and professional service that clients would ordinarily receive only at top-tier law firms.

Elias often assists his clients and the property industry through Director and/or Advisory Board appointments, as well as presenting seminars on relevant legal topics very often taking on a practical and direct approach. He has received multiple awards and industry recognition as being a leading Property Lawyer in Adelaide, SA and nationally.

On 7 June 2023, Elias Farah was named a finalist for the prestigious Real Estate Partner of the Year at the highly acclaimed Lawyers Weekly Law Awards 2023.

Education, Professional Memberships & Attainment: 

  • Restructuring and Turnaround Associate. RTA.
  • Member of the Real Estate Institute of South Australia.
  • Golden member of the Law Society of SA.
  • Committee member of the Property Law Committee of the Law Society of SA.
  • Honorary member of University of Adelaide Golden Key International Honour Society.
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours). The University of Adelaide. LLB.
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). The University of Adelaide. BCom(Acc).