Elizabeth Street Chambers welcomes applications to read on the floor. We consider all our readers as potential members.

The number of reader positions we offer varies from year to year for a 12 month period.

Applications can be made at any time. Applications should be sent to the Clerk, Louise Ferraro at clerk@estc.net.au and should be accompanied by a covering letter enclosing a curriculum vitae.

Applications will be treated with the strictest of confidence.

Our current reader is Edward McMahon.


Edward McMahon


Phone: (02) 9336 5399
email: e.mcmahon@estc.net.au 

Year of Admission as an Australian Lawyer – 2016
Year of Admission to the NSW Bar – 2021


  • Master of Laws, The University of Sydney, 2020
  • Bachelor of Laws, The University of Sydney, 2016
  • Bachelor of International and Global Studies, The University of Sydney, 2013