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.

  • 3 May2016

    Telemedicine – minimising new liability risks

    Principal Julie Somerville writes: Last week (on 18 April) the first “online hospital” was announced in Australia. Known as AHI TeleHealth, and run by Docto, the “hospital” enables Accident and Health International’s policy holders to access emergency doctors and allied health...
  • 2 May2016

    Australasian Law Management Journal: Q&A with Paul Baker

    In our latest Q&A, Meridian Lawyers Managing Principal Paul Baker discusses his firm’s growth strategy, its embrace of strategic investors and what firms must do if they hope to survive. Since being set up in 2004, Meridian Lawyers has become...
  • 1 Apr2016

    Mourning the loss of our colleague and collaborator – Ashley Jones, Principal at Meridian Lawyers, Brisbane

    Media release: It is with deep sadness we share the news that Ashley Jones, a distinguished colleague and Principal of Meridian Lawyers, has passed away. As a quintessential academic and a highly respected legal professional, Ashley frequently contributed to industry...
  • 30 Mar2016

    ACCC targeting businesses with an online presence

    In late February 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released its annual Compliance and Enforcement Policy and announced its enforcement priorities for 2016. Health and medical sectors remain a continuing priority this year. The ACCC has indicated that...
  • 30 Mar2016

    Drones – friend or foe for underwriters?

    There is good news and bad news about drones, as they become increasingly popular, says Peter Axelrod, Special Counsel at Meridian Lawyers, in Brisbane. He told an AILA Qld function late last year that drones would become smarter and more...

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