Joel Morris is a graduate from the LLB class of 2010 from the law school at UBC. Prior to attending law school Morris obtained an Honors Bachelor of Arts from Queen’s University in 2006. He currently works as a Partner in the Health Law, Commercial Litigation, Professional Regulation, and Insurance Law practice groups at Harper Grey LLP (“Harper Grey”) in Vancouver.
While at law school, Morris demonstrated his superb academic abilities. In 2009 he was awarded the Canadian Bar Association Financial Services Corporation Law School Achievement Award at the annual CBABC/UBC Faculty of Law Mentoring Reception. Morris’ ties to the Peter A. Allard School of Law remain strong, having returned to his alma mater in 2019 as an Adjunct Professor to teach a course in ethics and professionalism.
Upon graduating from law school Morris clerked at the Supreme Court of British Columbia from 2010-2011. He was called to the BC Bar in 2012 and thereafter joined Harper Grey as an Associate. He was named Partner at Harper Grey in 2019.
Although Morris practices in a variety of working groups at Harper Grey, his primary focus is on professional liability. He has ample experience at all levels of court in British Columbia as well as at an array of administrative tribunals. Morris also publishes extensively, both for Harper Grey’s own publications and a variety of other legal publications ranging from blogs to practitioner’s guides.
Morris is also heavily involved with the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (“LSLAP”). He currently serves as the LSLAP Coordinator for Harper Grey and also volunteers as a supervising lawyer with the notable initiative.