Michelle Morgan is a special counsel in the insurance team in Sydney. Michelle's practice focuses on professional indemnity and directors & officers liability insurance, advising on all aspects of claims including indemnity as well as front end policy issues.
Michelle specialises in complex litigation and has significant experience in professional indemnity, directors’ & officers’ liability, management liability, major property damage and fidelity claims, including a number of high profile/multi-party disputes and shareholder class actions. She has appeared in Courts at all levels of federal and state jurisdictions.
She has acted for London and Australian reinsurance and insurance syndicates, as well as on behalf of a wide range of insureds, including solicitors, financial advisers, auditors, accountants, mortgage managers, brokers, engineers, builders, surveyors, directors and officers of listed and private companies and trustees of superannuation funds, and in the collapse and mergers of prominent organisations.
In addition to her Bachelor of Laws and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Michelle has also completed a Bachelor of Computer Science. Michelle was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 2005 and the High Court of Australia in 2008.
Michelle was previously a senior associate in two leading insurance practices in mid-tier firms prior to joining Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2019.