Bob Elias

Call To The Bar: 1979


Bob Elias is one of the most senior juniors on circuit. He has specialised in serious crime throughout his career and has been involved in several cases which have had significant national interest.

Bob is well known for his no-nonsense, straight talking approach and is considered a top class advocate and brilliant cross examiner who can get right to the heart of any issue.

Bob has significant experience across the full spectrum criminal offences but is in particular demand for cases involving the most serious violence, drug conspiracies, sexual offences and fraud.

Bob is a Category 4 Prosecutor, with an equal split between prosecuting and defending.

Historically Bob has been involved in some very significant fraud matters including acting as a leading Junior for the defence in R v Awan and other, a leading Customs Diversion Fraud case.

Bob is an extremely popular member of the Northern Circuit, he is well known and very much respected by his colleagues at the bar and on the bench.