Katherine Morris

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

T:+61 2 9330 8170
T:+61 2 9330 8170
Katherine Morris

Katherine Morris


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Katherine Morris is a work health and safety lawyer based in Sydney.

Katherine has over 15 years’ experience in work health and safety law, employment and industrial relations, representing clients across a range of industries including, construction, property, transport and energy and resources. Her experience includes providing strategic advice on health and safety issues, developing extensive compliance systems, safety incident management and advising on officer due diligence duties. Katherine has also represented and successfully defended a number of clients in high profile health and safety prosecutions.

Katherine regularly speaks at various safety and legal conferences and conducts training programs for clients on a range of health and safety topics.

In her area of health and safety law expertise, Katherine is recommended in key legal rankings publications including Chambers & Partners, Asia-Pacific Legal 500 and Australia’s Best Lawyers.

Professional experience

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  • Supreme Court of New South Wales 2001
  • High Court of Australia 2001
  • English


Work health and safety class action risk for directors: An emerging space

Publication | December 19, 2019

Reputational Risk Australia 2019

Publication | December 06, 2019

Industrial manslaughter: Do you have a culture of compliance?

Publication | September 11, 2019

Rethinking workplace risk

Thought leadership | August 12, 2019