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.

  • 21 Feb2017

    Is Big Brother watching?

    Written by: Sharlene Wellard, Principal, Jessica Light, Solicitor & Leanne Dearlove, Solicitor A common concern for many employers is the extent to which they can monitor employees in the workplace. Specific legislation regulating workplace surveillance exists in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory and in other states workplace surveillance is...
  • 20 Feb2017

    Succession planning for your partnership

    Written by: Mark Fitzgerald, Principal & Laura Dhana, Senior Associate At Meridian Lawyers we are frequently asked to advise on succession planning for pharmacists, especially those in partnership (whether in the traditional sense or shareholders via a corporate pharmacy structure). Many partnerships continue over lengthy periods with little emphasis on...
  • 1 Feb2017

    High profile insurance lawyer joins Meridian

    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...
  • 17 Jan2017

    Private health insurers to face proposed new risk management prudential standard

    Written by: Michael Bracken, Principal In December 2016, APRA released a Discussion Paper on a proposed “Risk management prudential standard for private health insurers”. APRA is proposing to issue a new Prudential Standard CPS 220 Risk Management (CPS 220), which will apply to private health...
  • 23 Dec2016

    Selling a veterinary practice

    Written by: Georgina Odell, Special Counsel Aim for a pain free goodbye: Meridian Lawyers acts for vets in the sale and purchase of veterinary practices. Here is a brief overview of the legal process, together with tips on how to make the process as pain free as possible. Step...

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