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.

  • 19 Jul2016

    Managing Partner Paul Baker finalist in Australian Law Awards

    Congratulations to Meridian Lawyers' Managing Partner Paul Baker, who has been selected as a finalist for the 16th annual Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards in the Managing Partner of the Year category. These Awards recognise individual excellence in the law, celebrating...
  • 22 Jun2016

    Is this the end to using contractual indemnities to apportion liability for workers’ injuries?

    Written by: Ed Zappert, Principal The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation (National Injury) Insurance Scheme (Amendment Bill 2016) has been introduced into the Queensland Parliament. Along with numerous amendments aimed at reconciling the National Disability Insurance Scheme with the Queensland Workers’ Compensation framework, the Bill also...
  • 22 Jun2016

    Meridian Lawyers announces promotions

    Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce the following internal promotions, effective 1 July 2016: Georgina Odell (Sydney), Tamir Katz (Melbourne) and James Hand (Melbourne) are promoted to Special Counsel and Mitchell Stein (Sydney) is promoted to Senior Associate. In announcing these promotions, Managing...
  • 16 Jun2016

    Insurance insights: The pitfalls of lending a helping hand

    Written by: Robert Crittenden, Principal Lending a helping hand is an ideal ingrained into the Australian psyche. Doing that little bit extra is something we often do without thinking twice about it. However, in light of the recent decision of the New South Wales Court...
  • 15 Jun2016

    Tackling tardiness

    Written by: Leanne Dearlove, Solicitor & Sharlene Wellard, Principal Do you have an employee who is regularly late for work?  A one-off is excusable but how should you deal with an employee who is habitually late? A child care centre is a business that depends on the reliability of...

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