Simon is a leading Australian commercial litigation lawyer.
He advises in large scale commercial disputes, trustee litigation, commissions of enquiry, regulatory proceedings and shareholder class actions. He regularly acts for plaintiffs and defendants in disputes funded by third party litigation funders.
He is recognised as a leading expert in Australia in commercial litigation by Asia Pacific Legal 500, Doyles and Best Lawyers.
‘Very experienced, practical litigator’ Simon Morris, who heads the group, is ‘a safe pair of hands’.
The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Australia – Dispute resolution
Recent deals and media coverage
IMF Bentham, Pipers wins SEAS Sapfor forestry scheme case – Lawyers Weekly, 1 October 2019
IOOF legal loss exposes it to tens of millions in compo – The Sydney Morning Herald, 28 September 2019
Timber fight another blow to IOOF – Australian Financial Review, 10 March 2019
Quintis auditor Ernst & Young named in third class action – Australian Financial Review, 25 May 2018
- Best Lawyers in Australia – Recognised for Litigation – Since 2020
- The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific – Recommended for Dispute resolution in 2017, 2018 & 2019
05 December 2019
The High Court of Australia Turfs Common Fund OrdersRead More
15 January 2019
The Global Damages Review – Edition 1 – AUSTRALIARead More
06 April 2017
Litigation Funding 2017 – a global comparative guideRead More
20 May 2015