Angela Morris

Special Counsel



  • French,
  • Italian
  • and English


Angela specialises in resolving complex, high-value, and sensitive commercial disputes for clients in various sectors, including aviation/aerospace and defence, construction, energy (including renewables), financial services and private capital. She has over 20 years’ experience gained at top-tier Australian and London magic circle law firms.

Angela has led and managed commercial litigation at senior court levels in Australia and England, contentious regulatory investigations, international and domestic arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

She has a proven track record in formulating defence strategy and handling cross-border disputes.

Angela is dual qualified in Australia and England & Wales and has been recognised in Legal 500 for Commercial Litigation: Premium.

Key deals

Flying Wombats Australia

Advised Flying Wombats Australia on its Supreme Court proceedings against the Republic of Türkiye in relation to claims arising from a US$114 million contract for the sale of 11 Seahawk helicopters.

Talal El Makdessi

Advised Mr Makdessi in a landmark English Supreme Court case against Cavendish Square Holding BV in which the English law on contractual penalty clauses was revised, in parallel proceedings in Hong Kong and in committal proceedings in England & Wales.

Seat Pagine Gialle litigation

Advised a private equity firm in relation to an investigation and litigation in England and Italy, following the corporate collapse of SEAT Pagine Gialle, involving allegations of fraudulent bankruptcy and claims of approximately €3.5 billion.

State-owned energy company

Advised a State-owned energy company in ICC international arbitration proceedings against one of its main contractors arising from the design, fabrication and installation of an offshore wind farm – quantum claimed approximately €200 million.

Terra Firma litigation

Advised a hedge fund on English Court litigation regarding contract rectification for common mistake and a related corporate restructuring claim (claim value approximately £150 million).