Katherine Morris

Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Katherine Morris is a partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, specialising in work health and safety law. She has over 18 years’ experience working across all jurisdictions of Australia.

Katherine’s main areas of expertise in health and safety law are:

1. Serious incident response and management;

2. Defence of prosecutions (and other investigatory and enforcement action) and representation in coronial inquiries; and

3. Strategic and compliance advice to organisations and their officers regarding satisfaction of all health and safety legal duties.

Katherine has successfully defended both individuals and corporations in high profile health and safety prosecutions (including for the highest level offences where there is exposure to custodial sentences) and coronial inquiries across Australia. She has experience across a wide range of high safety risk industries including transport, construction and engineering, energy and resources, and real estate.

In WHS law, Katherine is recommended in the global legal ranking publications Chambers & Partners, and Asia-Pacific Legal 500. She has been voted by her peers in Australia’s best lawyers in the category of WHS law.