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Apr 18, 2024

INSIGHT: 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 […]

Jan 18, 2024

INSIGHT: Media Release | Professional Indemnity and D&O specialist joins Meridian Lawyers

National law firm Meridian Lawyers continues its strategic growth plans with the appointment of Principal Stephanie Weeks. Stephanie’s specialised practice focuses on professional indemnity and directors’ and officers’ liability, acting as both defence and coverage counsel on instructions from Australian and London insurers and reinsurers, ASX-listed entities, insurance brokers, and SMEs. Stephanie has represented clients […]

Dec 6, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers adds two Principals to its national insurance team

National law firm, Meridian Lawyers, announces a further expansion to its national insurance team with the addition of Principals Jacinta Long and Marcus O’Brien. Jacinta Long, a defence and coverage expert in product liability/recall and general liability, brings over 25 years of expertise to Meridian’s Brisbane office. Her practice services the Australian, Japanese, and London markets, representing underwriters […]

Nov 20, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers secures cyber expert from Clyde & Co

National law firm Meridian Lawyers has secured the appointment of cyber law and IT liability expert, Principal Matthew Pokarier, to its national insurance team. His arrival brings the number of hires to the firm to more than 110 this calendar year. Matthew has a career spanning more than 25 years, providing legal services to the […]

Nov 9, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers expands into Canberra

National law firm Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce its expansion into The Australian Capital Territory, with the launch of a Canberra office and new professional legal team. Meridian has recruited Principal Angel Li, Senior Associate Jesse Iliopoulos, and Associate Christine Neou, to deliver legal services to its ACT client base. Angel Li heads up […]

Oct 27, 2023

INSIGHT: Congratulations to our team members who have been recognised in the 2023 Doyle’s Guide

Meridian is delighted to announce that members of our insurance and health law teams have been recognised in the 2023 edition of Doyle’s Guide. Team members from each of our locations have been acknowledged in the categories of Medical Negligence & Malpractice, Public & Product Liability, Compulsory Third Party Insurance, and Professional Indemnity. 15 team […]

Oct 19, 2023

INSIGHT: Meridian Lawyers launch 2023/24 NSW Personal Injury Calculator

Meridian Lawyers today launches its inaugural 2023/24 NSW Personal Injury Calculator (the Calculator). Developed by Meridian’s highly experienced personal injuries team, the Calculator provides the latest statistical data and other information relevant for the assessment of damages in personal injury claims. Practice Group Leader and Principal Andrew Gorman, says, “I am delighted to make available […]

Aug 31, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers announces strategic alliance with leading Singapore firm, Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP

Meridian Lawyers, together with Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP is pleased to announce their strategic alliance. The two firms have formed an alliance to bolster the insurance and commercial legal services available to their clients. Meridian Lawyers was established in 2004 and provides legal services in health law, insurance law, corporate and commercial law, employment law, […]

Jul 6, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers expands Victorian insurance team

National law firm, Meridian Lawyers, is delighted to announce the appointment of Principal, Drina Govic, to its insurance team. Drina will be based in Meridian’s Victorian office. Drina has 17 years’ experience managing a range of insurance claims and disputes, including subrogated property damage recoveries, first-party coverage disputes, and fraud/investigations. Drina is a skilled and client-focused […]

Jul 3, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers appoints two leading insurance lawyers to its Principal Group

National law firm Meridian Lawyers welcomes Principals Andrew Gorman and Scott Kennedy to its insurance team. Principal Andrew Gorman, an accomplished and distinguished Compulsory Third Party (CTP) lawyer with more than three decades of insurance law experience, joins Meridian’s Sydney office as Practice Group Leader of the newly established CTP team. Principal Scott Kennedy joins […]

Jun 28, 2023

INSIGHT: Media Release | Meridian Lawyers announces 12 internal promotions

Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce the internal promotions of 12 team members, effective 1 July 2023. The promotions, across Meridian’s Insurance and Health Law teams, reflect the firm’s ongoing commitment to develop its team members and recognise and reward exceptional talent. Meridian has promoted James Papworth (Sydney) and Homira Haideri (Sydney) to Special Counsel, […]

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