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Simon Morrison

Simon Morrison

Position

Executive Director

Year Joined

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Profile

Simon Morrison became a Senior Legal Partner of Shine Lawyers In 1995 after joining in 1988. In this role Simon spearheaded the firm through a period of sustained growth to become a national company with over 350 staff members.Simon Morrison now acts as an Executive Director driving strategic growth of the firm at Board Level. He is currently working at the forefront of two high profile cases being run in Australia, working closely with well-known US personality Erin Brockovich.Simon has also enjoyed a role as the preceding National President of the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA) and sits on the Alliance’s Queensland Committee, as well as, chairing the Alliances National Workers Compensation Special Interest Group.He is also a member of the American Association of Justice (formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America) and sits on that Associations international board, Queensland Law Society, and the Medico-Legal Society of Queensland.He holds a Bachelor of Laws and is a Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in plaintiff litigation admitted to practice in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.Simon has particular expertise in the field of plaintiff litigation and is an acknowledged leader at both a state and national level. He has given evidence at numerous government inquiries and has assisted in drafting legislation. He sits on a number of plaintiff litigation committees including chairing the Australian Lawyers Alliance National Workers Compensation Special Interest Group. He is a regular speaker at national and state conferences in this field.