Jessica Morath

Clayton Utz
Partner Sydney

Appointed as the firm's second Pro Bono Partner in 2018, and National Practice Group Leader in 2023, Jessica manages the Pro Bono practice at Clayton Utz, where advice and representation for low-income people who cannot obtain Legal Aid, and for the not-for-profit organisations which support them, is part of every lawyer's everyday practice.

Notable Work
  • For recent examples of our pro bono work, please click here.
  • Advocate for the importance of recognising pro bono work as an inherent professional responsibility of being admitted to practise law.
  • Working collaboratively with community legal and other not-for-profits, and colleagues in the legal profession, to ensure that Pro Bono practice is responsive to community need and supportive of an effective community legal sector.
  • Seeking justice for complainants in sexual harassment, discrimination and employment cases under Federal and State laws.
  • Supporting survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse to access victims compensation across different jurisdictions.
  • Instrumental team member in the Sexual Assault Communications Privilege (SACP) Project.
  • Board Member of the Clayton Utz Foundation.
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