Insights

Read our latest insights where we discuss the legal changes and decisions affecting our clients, keeping you informed and helping you to make better legal and business choices.

  • 12 Apr2018

    Meridian strengthens its insurance offering in Perth

    Senior insurance lawyer, Shannon Mony, has joined Meridian's Perth team as a Principal, together with Associate Will Goodheart. Last month Meridian announced it had opened a Perth office, headed by Principal Mark Birbeck. Managing Principal Paul Baker said “the decision...
  • 9 Apr2018

    Insurance Broker Remuneration – 5 Legal Considerations  

    Written by: Michael Bracken, Principal and Levina Chim, Senior Associate   1. Commission Documentation Brokers should ensure that all commission, remuneration and financial benefit arrangements with insurers is appropriately documented to include: review process dispute process for conflict about remuneration post - termination payments detail of each component of remuneration...
  • 6 Apr2018

    Misleading Advertising in Financial Services

    Written by: Catherine Osborne, Consultant Financial services providers need to take care to ensure that their advertising does not mislead consumers and that any qualification to a headline offer must be adequately disclosed in the advertisement. On 23 March 2018 RAA Insurance Pty Limited (RAA)...
  • 28 Mar2018

    Media release: Meridian’s young talent announced as finalists for 30 under 30 Awards.

    Congratulations to our young guns in Sydney, Zile Yu and Jessica Light, on their selection as finalists in the 2018 Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards. Now in its sixth consecutive year, The 30 under 30 Awards program identifies the...
  • 20 Mar2018

    Reflections on a recent experience with ‘hot tubbing’ in the Coroners Court

    ‘Hot tubbing’ expert witnesses has been a growing trend in the Victorian judicial system and particularly in the Supreme Court of Victoria, where it is advocated as an expedient and illuminating method of adducing expert evidence (in the appropriate circumstances)....

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