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.

  • 17 Sep2016

    Certain contractual indemnities void in Queensland injury claims – some traps for brokers

    Written by: Ed Zappert, Principal Changes to Queensland workers’ compensation legislation mean that contractual indemnities previously used (largely by principals with their contractors) to transfer exposure to injury claims onto WorkCover Queensland, as the insurer of the employer of the injured person, are now void....
  • 8 Sep2016

    Women in Law Awards finalist: Mentor of the Year

    Meridian Lawyers congratulates Principal Sharlene Wellard on her selection as a finalist in the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016 for Mentor of the Year. Managing Principal Paul Baker said, "A highly regarded employment practitioner, Sharlene joined Meridian’s employment law...
  • 24 Aug2016

    Meridian to present Business Sessions at Pharmacy Connect

    Meridian Lawyers is presenting two Business Sessions at Pharmacy Connect, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia's inaugural national conference in Sydney from 9-11 September. Pharmacy Connect's program will include future-focused business and clinical education sessions, a trade exhibition with 60+ exhibitors, Welcome...
  • 1 Aug2016

    Meridian Lawyers wins prestigious award

    Meridian Lawyers has been recognised for creating a highly positive and engaged workplace culture, taking out the Employee Engagement category at the inaugural InfoTrack Client Centricity Awards, announced on 29 July 2016. This award is testament to Meridian’s active promotion...
  • 20 Jul2016

    Important development for Australian insurers and reinsurers domiciled in Singapore

    Written by: Michael Bracken, Principal On 15 July 2016, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) published its third consultation paper on proposed revisions to the Risk-Based Capital (RBC) framework for insurers. The third consultation paper sets out the revised proposals, which take into account the...

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