INSIGHTS: High profile insurance lawyer joins Meridian

February 1, 2017

Media release: Meridian Lawyers has announced that leading insurance legal practitioner Catherine Osborne joined the firm’s Sydney team in January 2017.

Catherine’s expertise spans general and life insurance, superannuation and reinsurance with career highlights including class actions and some of Australia’s largest and most sensitive cases involving ASIC, APRA and the ACCC. She acted for reinsurance interests throughout the HIH Royal Commission and in subsequent litigation. Catherine has significant experience with Royal and Special Commissions including matters arising from the AWB and James Hardie Special Commissions and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

In announcing Catherine’s appointment as a Consultant in the Insurance Team, Managing Partner Paul Baker stated, “We are delighted to be welcoming Catherine, a highly regarded professional indemnity, superannuation and financial lines lawyer, to our expanding insurance team. Catherine brings a thorough understanding of the issues and challenges facing the insurance market with more than 20 years’ experience working in this area.”