John Eldridge


Year of Call: 2019

Practice Overview

John joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2021 following the successful completion of his pupillage under the supervision of Dan McCourt Fritz, Matthew Morrison, Gareth Tilley and Dakis Hagen QC. He is developing a broad commercial chancery practice in line with Chambers’ profile. His experience includes both led and unled work, and he has been instructed as sole counsel in High Court proceedings.

In addition to his practice at the Bar, John is a distinguished academic lawyer. He has edited three books and has authored over twenty other publications in leading academic law reviews. His publications have been cited by the Supreme Court of Victoria and the Singapore Court of Appeal, as well as in numerous textbooks, articles and reference works.

News & Events

  • News

    #SerleShare - John Machell QC has written a Case Note on St John’s Trust Company (PVT) Limited (SJTC) v Medlands (PTC) Limited & Ors [2021] CA (Bda) 20 Civ

    John Machell QC has written a Case Note on St John’s Trust Company (PVT) Limited  (SJTC) v... Read More

    News

    John Eldridge’s co-authored article on ‘no oral modification’ clauses has been cited with approval by the Singapore Court of Appeal in Charles Lim Teng Siang v Hong Choon Hau [2021] SGCA 43

    We are pleased to see that John Eldridge's co-authored article on 'no oral modification' clauses (J W Carter, John... Read More

Education & Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Law (University of Adelaide)

Master of Law with First Class Honours (University of Cambridge)

Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours (University of Adelaide)

Bachelor of Arts (University of Adelaide)

Memberships

Commercial Bar Association

Chancery Bar Association

Scholarships and Prizes

University Medal in Law (University of Adelaide)

Baker Scholarship (University of Adelaide)

David Murray Scholarship (University of Adelaide)

Angas Parsons Prize (University of Adelaide)

Howard Zelling Prize for Administrative Law (University of Adelaide)

Gallagher Prize for Law of Torts II (University of Adelaide)

Piper Alderman Prize for Equity and Corporate Law (University of Adelaide)

Thomson Lawbook Company Prize (University of Adelaide)

Frederick Penoyre Adams Prize for Contracts and Foundations of Law (University of Adelaide)

Byard Tormore Prize for Shakespeare (University of Adelaide)

Mills and Reeve Prize (University of Cambridge)

News & Events

  • News

    #SerleShare - John Machell QC has written a Case Note on St John’s Trust Company (PVT) Limited (SJTC) v Medlands (PTC) Limited & Ors [2021] CA (Bda) 20 Civ

    John Machell QC has written a Case Note on St John’s Trust Company (PVT) Limited  (SJTC) v... Read More

    News

    John Eldridge’s co-authored article on ‘no oral modification’ clauses has been cited with approval by the Singapore Court of Appeal in Charles Lim Teng Siang v Hong Choon Hau [2021] SGCA 43

    We are pleased to see that John Eldridge's co-authored article on 'no oral modification' clauses (J W Carter, John... Read More