Media centre


Maurice Blackburn media team

Our media team advises and supports Maurice Blackburn lawyers and clients during all forms of media engagement, including video and television appearances, radio, online and print media.

Jacob O'Shaughnessy
Media Manager
(07) 3014 5070
0428 814 037 
Media contact for: Road and work injuries in Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT, abuse law and NDIS 

Rebecca Nash
Media Manager
(02) 8277 2630
0438 497 539
Media contact for: Superannuation and insurance, asbestos and dust diseases, and Comcare

Andrea Petrie
Media Manager
(03) 8102 2173
0412 655 264
Media contact for: Road and work injuries in Victoria, NSW, Western Australia and South Australia, and medical negligence

Paddy Murphy
Media Manager
(03) 8102 2003
0490 297 391
Media contact for: Employment & industrial law and class actions

Chee Chee Leung
Media Manager
(03) 9045 6941
0412 560 584
Media contact for: Social justice, public liability and wills & estates

Jade Knight
National Manager, Public Affairs
(07) 3016 0396
0417 969 438

Michael Cooney
General Manager, Public Affairs

Friday 11 June 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
EML Payments faces class action over anti-money laundering, terrorism finance governance concerns Leading class actions law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is investigating a new shareholder class action against Queensland-based technology finance giant EML Payments after a regulator raised concerns about an Irish subsidiary’s compliance with anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing risk and control frameworks.
Practice Area: Class actions
Friday 21 May 2021
In the news
COVID in the workplace – a challenge for employers As the ability to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Australia increases, it is timely to review the strategies employers should implement to minimise or eliminate the risk of the virus entering or spreading within the workplace.
Practice Area: Employment law
Friday 21 May 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Unions seek leave to appeal to High Court over sick leave for Qantas workers A hearing will be held today to determine if unions will be granted leave to appeal to the High Court on behalf of sick Qantas workers seeking to access their full leave entitlements after being stood down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Practice Area: Employment law
Thursday 29 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Law firm welcomes end to Dan Murphy's plan for Darwin Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed today’s announcement that Woolworths will not proceed with a proposed Dan Murphy’s store near Darwin’s airport.
Practice Area: Social justice
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Lawyers welcome new laws closing legal ‘black hole’ period for abuse survivors Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed new laws coming into effect this week in Victoria that will help more survivors of institutional abuse access justice.
Practice Area: Abuse law