Neil Morrissey


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Neil’s practice is predominantly in the area of civil litigation with a focus on personal injuries cases. Prior to joining the independent bar he was a solicitor at Bradford & Co.

In 2013 Neil completed a Master of Laws at the University of Western Australia with his primary research area being negligence liability. He has a special interest in trial and appellate advocacy and has appeared on behalf of clients in most courts. Neil’s notable cases include New South Wales v DC [2017] HCA 22 (led) (abuse of minors), Engine Protection Equipment Pty Ltd v Miller [2018] WASCA 55 (workers’ compensation), Cullen v Woodside Energy Pty Ltd [2021] WADC 56 (workers’ compensation), Gentle v Wright [2021] WADC 63 (landlord and tenant) and Jenner v Mundrabilla Roadhouse Pty Ltd [2021] WADC 59 (occupiers’ liability).

Neil is a member of the RSPCA’s pro bono legal panel and is the current Western Australian State President of the Australian Lawyers Alliance. Outside of work Neil is a fixed wing pilot and has ambition of mustering from the air.

Speaking Engagements

  • Regularly present in CPD Seminars.

Professional Organisations & Memberships

  • Albert Wolff Chambers
  • Western Australian Bar Association
  • Australian Lawyer’s Alliance

Awards & Recognition

  • Doyles Guide Pre-Eminent Junior Counsel in Insurance and Personal Injury Law 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Areas of Expertise
Personal Injury
Aviation Law
Academic Qualifications
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