Qualifications

Melbourne University – Master of Laws,
Macquarie University – Bachelor of Laws,
Macquarie University – Bachelor of Arts

Daniel Morris | Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution | Special Counsel

Daniel Morris is Special Counsel in the Commercial Litigation, Construction and Engineering team at HHG Legal Group.

Admitted to practise law in 2003, Daniel has advised and litigated in a variety of practice areas, including construction, Commonwealth crime, corporate and commercial disputes, personal property security law, planning and development, property disputes, vocational regulation and equity and trusts. Daniel is experienced in all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution, including trial and appellate advocacy in all WA courts. Since 2007, Daniel has developed particular expertise in construction law. 

He has graduated from the University of Melbourne’s Construction Law Masters course in 2013, been awarded the Society of Construction Law’s Brooking Prize in 2014, and has been widely published in the area, including in the prestigious Australian Law Journal.

Before joining HHG Legal Group in 2013, he was an Associate at a commercial law firm in Perth after about three years as a Commonwealth prosecutor. From here, Daniel has a background in commercial and home building contract matters, civil and criminal matters.

Daniel has lectured in law at several universities and regularly presents to various professional and industry audiences, including the WA Building Commission, Legalwise, the Civil Contractors’ Federation, the Society of Construction Law, the Master Builders’ Association, the Chartered Institute of Building, the Australian Institute of Architects and the Resolution Institute.

Courts Admitted
Supreme Court of WA – 2003
High Court of Australia – 2011

Contact Daniel
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Memberships
  • WA Law Society
  • Society of Construction Law Australia
  • Civil Contractors’ Federation
  • Rotary International