Practice area(s): Work related injuries
Location(s): Melbourne
Qualification(s): BEc, LLb

Steve Walsh is Chairman of Maurice Blackburn and a Victorian Personal Injuries Accredited Specialist. He is among the top compensation lawyers in Victoria and has also worked in many different areas of law in the past 30+ years. He has a reputation as a distinguished lawyer with an extensive history of helping everyday people.

Steve joined Maurice Blackburn in 1981 as an articled clerk and worked his way up through the firm. As Chairman of the Board, Steve has guided substantial growth at Maurice Blackburn. This involved establishing new legal practices in suburban and regionals areas, rather than buying existing law firms.

He has worked closely with many culturally diverse community groups and is a strong advocate for workers’ rights.

“I like working with people from different backgrounds and being able to help them.”

He is passionate about cultural diversity initiatives at Maurice Blackburn, which in recent years have included Iftar and White Ribbon events, and the development of a Religious and Spiritual Diversity guide in conjunction with the Australian Multicultural Foundation.

Steve has represented many people throughout his legal career who have suffered an injury as a result of others neglect. He has been focused on fighting for fair outcomes so workers are able to continue with everyday life without disadvantage.

Memberships & accreditations

  • Law Institute of Victoria Member
  • Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist