Neil Morrissey

Level 5
33 Barrack Street, Perth WA 6000

Telephone: (08) 9221 1544

Mobile: 0408 933 064

Email: neil.morrissey@bigpond.com

Year admitted: 2010

Year elected to the Bar: 2014

Growing up on a remote pastoral property, Neil broke family tradition by choosing a career in the legal profession.

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 appeared on behalf of clients at WorkCover WA, the State Administrative Tribunal, the Fair Work Commission, the Western Australian Industrial Relations Tribunal, the Australian Administrative Tribunal, the District and Magistrates Courts, the Supreme Court of Western Australia, the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.

Neil is a member of the RSPCA’s pro bono legal panel. Outside of work Neil is a fixed wing pilot and has ambition of mustering from the air.

Neil’s areas of practice include:

  • Personal injury
  • Professional negligence
  • Workers compensation
  • Disciplinary Tribunals
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment

PRACTICE AREAS


QUALIFICATIONS

LLM, B.Com


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Western Australian Bar Association (elected 2014)

Liability limited by a Scheme approved under Professional Standards Legislation