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Stephen Williams



+61 8 6317 0451 0413 499 326

Stephen has been working in the areas of workers’ compensation, compulsory third party, dust diseases and liability insurance for over thirty years. He also has an interest in workplace health and safety.


Stephen’s practice largely consists of advising self-insurers and employers on their workers’ compensation claims and injury management. He also has an asbestos litigation practice and now is advising on silicosis claims arising out of the artificial stone industry.

Stephen joined Moray & Agnew from Kott Gunning in late 2021 where he had been the firm’s deputy managing partner and managing partner.

Stephen strives to provide his clients with cost effective and commercial legal advice written in plain English.


Awards / Accolades
  • Named Western Australia Insurance Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in Australia 2019
  • Ranked in the peer-reviewed Best Lawyers® in Australia list for Insurance Law since 2017
  • Ranked as both Leading and Recommended Lawyer – Workers’ Compensation (Defendant) by Doyle’s Guide since 2015
  • Ranked as both Leading and Recommended Lawyer – Dust Diseases (Defendant) by Doyle’s Guide since 2016




  • 5 Year Articled Clerkship, 1993, University of Western Australia


  • Australian Insurance Law Association (awarded Life Membership in 2019, past National Vice President) and past State President
  • Law Society of Western Australia
  • Australian Legal Practice Management Association (WA) and former State committee member