Profile of Robyn Morrison

Robyn Morrison

Special Counsel, LLB

About Robyn Morrison

Since 1984 Robyn has advised clients in the mining, banking, government, accounting, insurance and media industries on a wide range of commercial litigation issues including banking, insurance, regulatory, product liability, fraud, contract, intellectual property and trade practices litigation.

Robyn combines her project management skills; the diversity of cases in which she has gained her commercial experience and her personal commitment to assist her clients to achieve excellent commercial results. In addition, Robyn is an accredited mediator.

Robyn has advised both public and private sector clients on major resources disputes. Matters in which Robyn has been recently involved include: the defence of a GOC in a Federal Court claim brought by a conservation group concerning a fish transfer device on the Paradise Dam; acting for a GOC in a merits review claim against an Australian regulatory body in the Australian Competition Tribunal; acting for an international mining corporation in an arbitration with a GOC involving an infrastructure pricing dispute; acting for Ensham Resources in successfully obtaining judgment concerning breaches of fiduciary duties and fraud; and advising North Goonyella Coal Mines in relation to business interruption and property damage insurance claims regarding buried longwall mining equipment. She has also acted for David Jones Ltd in a contractual dispute concerning the ongoing development of Queens Plaza in Brisbane, and advised the Queensland Competition Authority in respect of a rail access undertaking dispute.

From 1987 to 1997 Robyn worked in the firm's Sydney office where she advised a wide range of clients including banking and media clients and insurance clients on liability and quantum of damages issues arising from professional indemnity claims.