Holly Stanley

Holly Stanley

Holly Stanley

Practice Areas

Holly practices predominately in commercial, civil and administrative law. She also accepts briefs in employment law.

Holly has significant experience in commissions of inquiry. In 2015/2016 she appeared as Junior Counsel for the State of South Australia in the Child Protection Systems Royal Commission. In 2017 she was Counsel Assisting the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption in the evaluation of SafeWork SA. She has recently appeared for a number of providers in the Aged Care Royal Commission.

Areas of Practice:

  • Administrative (including migration)

  • Commercial

  • Commissions

  • Building, Construction and Engineering

  • Defamation, Media, Entertainment

  • Disciplinary Tribunals

  • Discrimination, Human Rights

  • Employment, Industrial

  • Insurance

  • Inquests

  • Personal Injury (including medical negligence)

  • Professional Negligence

  • Wills, Estates

Contact Details

Ph: (08) 8231 2344



Although based in South Australia, Holly appears regularly interstate, including New South Wales. Please contact her to discuss interstate engagements.

Holly is a member of the South Australian Bar Association and on the Futures Committee of the Australian Bar Association.

Holly is a trainer with the Australian Advocacy Institute and the Australian Bar Association.

Cases of NotE

Minister for Education and Child Development v M, L & Ors [2018] SASC 32

BVZ16 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection (2017) 254 FCR 221

Commissioner for Consumer Affairs v McMurray [2017] SASCFC 16