How we work

Our executive team

Meridian Lawyers is an incorporated mid-tier legal practice with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle and Brisbane. Our executive team ensures that we have the right resources to suit our clients’ legal needs, by assembling teams with the necessary legal skills, industry experience and regional knowledge.

Our Board

  • Paul Baker, Managing Principal, Meridian Lawyers

    Legal Practitioner Director

    Paul is a practising lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience in the areas of insurance, commercial and administrative law. He is a former senior litigation partner of Ebsworth & Ebsworth Lawyers and former legal member of Consumer Medicines Information Commonwealth Task Force and the South Eastern Sydney Area Health Ethics Committee.

  • Robert Kelly, Managing Director/CEO, Steadfast Group

    Non-Legal Practitioner Director

    With more than 44 years’ experience in the insurance industry, Robert has held senior roles as a risk manager, general insurance broker and underwriting agent. He was named Insurance Industry Leader of the Year at the 2011 Annual Australian Insurance Industry Awards and the Third Most Influential Person in the Insurance Industry in 2012, by Insurance News Magazine. Robert is a Qualified Practicing Insurance Broker and a Fellow of NIBA. He is a Senior Associate, Certified Insurance Professional and holds a Diploma in Financial Services (General Insurance Broker) from the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF).

  • Timothy Logan

    Non-Legal Practitioner Director

    Non-Legal Practitioner Director Timothy is a practising pharmacist of 35 years standing. He was, until recently, the Queensland Branch President and Senior National Vice-President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, and the Chair of the Board of Directors of Gold Cross Products & Services Pty Ltd. He has been a Board Member and Acting Chair of the Pharmacists Board of Queensland (2000 – 2010) , and was the inaugural Queensland Practitioner Member of the Pharmacy Board of Australia (2009 - 2013). Tim has also previously served as a Clinical Lead of NEHTA (now the ADHA), and on a Ministerial Advisory Group on e-Health.

  • John Dowling

    Non-Legal Practitioner Director

    John is a pharmacist with over 30 years of experience and is a Certified Practising Accountant. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Australian College of Pharmacy, Tasmanian State President and a National Vice-President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (PGA), Chair of the Guild’s Corporate Services Committee and a member of the Health Economics Committee and Director of Guildlink Pty Ltd. John is also Owner of Coventry’s Pharmacy in Latrobe, Tasmania.


  • Sydney

    Level 6, 20 Bond Street
    Sydney NSW 2000
    +61 2 9018 9999
    +61 2 9018 9900
  • Melbourne

    Level 12, 357 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    +61 3 9810 6777
    +61 3 9810 6770
  • Newcastle

    Level 6, 45 Watt Street
    Newcastle NSW 2300
    +61 2 4047 2600
    +61 2 4047 2699
  • Brisbane

    Level 8, 60 Edward Street
    Brisbane QLD 4000
    +61 7 3220 9333
    +61 7 3220 9399