Terry Morgans was awarded “The Top Graduating Student in Law/Criminology & Criminal Justice” by Griffith University following completion of his dual degrees. He was admitted as a solicitor in 2007. Prior to his move to the private bar in 2018 he worked as a senior associate for Fisher Dore Lawyers where he undertook a significant proportion of work as a solicitor advocate. His experience included successful appellant work, conduct of various trials, regular Supreme Court bail hearings and appearances as a solicitor advocate for sentence hearings in the Supreme, District and Magistrates Court.
In addition to his appellant, trial and sentence hearing advocacy he has appeared in coronial inquests and is one of only a small number of advocates to obtain bail pending an international extradition hearing. Within his first six months at the bar, he conducted four District Court trials, succeeded in his first sentence appeal, successfully argued appeal bail in the Supreme Court and appeared in the Court of Appeal, lead by Mr Andre Hoare.