Healthcare

As a preeminent law firm in the healthcare sector, Meridian has a deep understanding of the business of health and its regulations. Our dedicated health law team has diverse and substantial experience across insurance, commercial, corporate advisory, workplace relations and safety, commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

Providing support to pharmacy owners working at the forefront of industry and regulatory change, Meridian is recognised as a leading Australian pharmacy law practice.

We draw on our extensive industry experience to deliver quality legal advice to allied health services on a wide range of issues from corporate and commercial transactions, workplace relations advice and litigation, regulatory advice, compliance, medico-legal, and litigation advice concerning professional indemnity and public liability claims.

Medical practitioners benefit from our experienced team and strong track record in support and defence of Divisions of General Practice, general practitioners, nurses, hospitals, hospital service providers and pathology companies. We are also experienced in acting for medical defence organisations, other medical organisations and health professionals.

Meridian Lawyers has offices located in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Brisbane and Perth. Contact us today to find out how our health lawyers can assist you.

PERSPECTIVES

  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Mar 5, 2021
  • Author: Hayley Bowman
  • INSIGHT: Privacy and External Dispute Resolution schemes: Limitations for healthcare credit providers

    One of the intentions of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) is to enable an effective credit reporting system while safeguarding the privacy of individuals. To ensure that credit providers are able to comply with their responsible lending obligations, Part IIIA of the Privacy Act sets out: the types of personal information that credit […]

  • Health,
  • Feb 11, 2021
  • Author: Kellie Dell’Oro
  • INSIGHT: New and expanded AHPRA Advertising Guidelines: a welcome aid to compliance

    Meridian Lawyers has published several Health Insights in the past about the importance of understanding and adhering to the advertising obligations set out under section 133 of the National Law. However, claims concerning advertising continue to be a recurring theme in our Health Law practice, indicating some persisting confusion about the boundaries of what is […]

  • Corporate & Commercial,
  • Feb 10, 2021
  • Author: Hayley Bowman
  • INSIGHT: How small businesses can utilise the ACCC’s new collective bargaining class exemption

    Small and medium businesses will have the ability to collectively bargain with their suppliers once the first ever class exemption granted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commences this month. Key takeaways The ACCC announced that a class exemption will be granted to certain businesses to allow them to collectively negotiate with suppliers, […]

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