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Michelle Morton


Managing Partner

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Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland
Accredited Specialist Personal Injuries
Accredited Specialist Workplace Relations

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Michelle Morton is the Managing Partner of wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers and Partner in charge of the Firm’s Employment & Workplace Relations department. She commenced work at wilson/ryan/grose Lawyers in 1985 and became Partner in 1999.

Michelle is a:

  • graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors;
  • Queensland Law Society Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries and Workplace Relations.

Michelle is currently Deputy Chair of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service, Chair of the Townsville Fire Limited and Chair of the Townsville Hospital and Health Board Executive Sub‑Committee.

Michelle’s professional memberships and affiliations include the Townsville Business Women’s Circle and member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

Experience includes:

Employment Law

  • Management of personal injuries claims, Workplace Relations law including advices in relation to Unfair Dismissal, Discrimination law, Work Health and Safety law including advice of systems, audits and prosecutions.
  • Advocacy in Anti-Discrimination Commission, Fair Work Commission, Federal Magistrates Court and Queensland Courts and Tribunals.
  • Development and implementation of employment policies, contracts, consultancy agreements and enterprise agreements.

Front-end Services

  • Drafting and reviewing employment policy documentation.
  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts.
  • Advising and training employers in policy implementation.

Back-end Services

  • All aspects of dispute resolution including mediation and arbitration.