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.

  • 30 Jul2017

    NSW landlords and tenants affected by changes to the Retail Leases Act

    Written by: Greg Bawden, Solicitor Recent amendments to the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) (RL Act) will affect both landlords and tenants of retail premises. Under the Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Act 2017 (NSW) (Amending Act) various changes will apply to retail shop leases, the...
  • 29 Jul2017

    Choosing the right not-for-profit structure

    Written by: Michael Bracken, Principal and Greg Bawden, Solicitor The term ‘not-for-profit’ describes a range of organisations that are bound together by a purpose to achieve a public, social or community outcome, not for the profit or gain (either direct or indirect) of its individual members. Legal structure The...
  • 24 Jul2017

    Media release: Insurance Team and Managing Principal shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

    Meridian Lawyers has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Insurance Law Firm of the Year category at the nationally-recognised 2017 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly. In addition, Meridian's Paul Baker has been shortlisted in the Managing Principal...
  • 13 Jul2017

    When is a duty of care owed in mental harm claims?

    Written by: Robert Crittenden, Principal & Lachlan Heather, Senior Associate Optus Administration Pty Limited v Glenn Wright by his tutor James Stuart Wright [2017] NSWCA 21: Facts: Glenn Wright (the ‘plaintiff’) claimed damages for psychological injury as a result of an attempt by Nathaniel George to murder him by throwing...
  • 3 Jul2017

    Media release: Meridian Lawyers announces promotions

    Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce the following internal promotions across the firm’s insurance, commercial and employment teams, effective 1 July 2017: Senior Associate Jessica Light, Employment, Sydney Sarah Twinn, Insurance, Brisbane Associate Leanne Dearlove, Employment, Brisbane Janette Li, Commercial,...

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