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Mark Fitzgerald

More than 30 years’ experience as a commercial and corporate lawyer in Perth and Melbourne has shaped Mark’s pragmatic and solutions-driven approach to practice. Since establishing the firm’s Melbourne office in 2006, Mark has advised clients on major technology projects, innovative and greenfield business models, acquisitions, divestments and commercial partnerships and relationships. Mark’s background also […]

27 Lawyers recognised as Best Lawyers in Australia Award recipients

We are pleased to announce that 27 lawyers have been included in the 2025 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia. We are also thrilled to share that Principal, Andrew Saxton, is recognised as the 2025 Lawyer of the Year for Medical Negligence in Sydney. A single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan […]

Selling your dental practice: legal tips for maximising your outcomes

Selling a dental practice can be a complex and time-consuming process. Partnering with a lawyer will ensure you maximise your outcomes, saving time and money. Meridian Lawyers acts for dental practitioners in the sale and purchase of dental practices. Principal Georgina Odell will discuss the legal aspects of selling a dental practice during the CPD […]

Selling your medical practice: Legal tips for making it a pain-free process

Meridian Lawyers acts for doctors in the sale and purchase of their medical practices. Navigating the many legal aspects of selling a medical practice can be a daunting process. Careful planning and having the right guidance and support are important to minimise risks. In this article, Principal Georgina Odell explains the legal process and provides […]

Cyber Security Awareness Month – Are you cyber aware?

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month (CSAM). CSAM is an annual reminder for Australians to stay safe online and protect your online information and assets. The theme for CSAM 2023 is ‘be cyber aware – don’t compromise’. CSAM is an opportunity for businesses to review their understanding of ‘cyber security’ as a concept while continuing […]

Pharmacy Location Rules – understanding the process for PBS approval in large medical centres

Seeking to establish a new PBS approved pharmacy in a large medical centre is made less complex by partnering with an experienced pharmacy lawyer. The PBS approval process is multifaceted and requires a number of key requirements to be met to satisfy Pharmacy Location Rules. In this article, we explore the process of obtaining PBS […]

Payroll tax concerns for medical and allied health practices

Recent payroll tax decisions and policy developments in NSW, QLD, and VIC have put medical and allied health practices across the country at risk of incurring large payroll tax liabilities. This Insight provides you with critical information on how your business could be affected. Different business structures Practices using service entities to provide administrative and […]

Privacy Awareness Week 2023

Over the past 12 months we have observed a seismic shift in the focus on the privacy landscape in Australia and across the globe, with several high profile and large scale data breaches shining a spotlight on how individuals, business and governments treat and store personal information. Privacy is at the forefront of individuals’ minds. […]

Meridian recognised in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia

We are delighted to share the news that 22 lawyers across each of our offices have been recognised in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia. Based entirely on peer reviews, the Best Lawyers list captures the ‘consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues’ in the same practice area and geographical […]

Are the Australian Privacy Reforms on your radar?

The Australian privacy landscape is changing. In December 2022, amendments came into force to amend the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) (the Privacy Act) to increase the maximum penalties related to serious and repeated breaches of the Australian Privacy Principles (the APPs) and the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme. As a result of these amendments, the maximum […]

Pharmacy Sale and Purchase Update

The most common question we are asked by pharmacists looking to sell or buy a pharmacy is, ‘at what stage should we involve our lawyer?’ Our answer is very often, ‘seek legal advice before you sign documents related to the transaction’, such as heads of terms or sales notices. The wording contained in heads of […]

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