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.

  • 7 Mar2016

    What does a ‘professional service’ mean in the context of a D&O policy exclusion clause?

    Written by: Julie Somerville, Principal Posted by Julie Somerville, Principal, Meridian Lawyers: Many companies will take out a suite of policies to cover all potential exposures involved with running a business. Often that suite will include a directors & officers policy and a professional indemnity policy,...
  • 29 Feb2016

    When is an expert the right expert?

    Posted by Julie Somerville, Principal Meridian Lawyers: Expert conclaves are here to stay and, despite there being differing views as to their cost effectiveness, issues often arise as to who should participate in the conclave and who possesses the correct...
  • 29 Feb2016

    The changing state of play: The natural evolution of the professional regulation of pharmacy

    Written by: Kellie Dell'Oro, Principal & Jeremy Smith, Senior Associate The revised suite of Guidelines issued by the Pharmacy Board of Australia (National Board) came into force on 7 December 2015. It is important that employee and locum pharmacists are aware of the revised Guidelines for Proprietor Pharmacists. The reason for...
  • 17 Feb2016

    Storage and prescribing of medication in the dental surgery

    Written by: Tamir Katz, Senior Associate A dental scenario: A dental assistant, at the dentist’s direction, supplied an anxious patient with Serepax (oxazepam) prior to surgical extraction of a tooth. An entry was made in the electronic records that Serapax had been given including details of...
  • 10 Feb2016

    Striking the right balance: gender diversity and flexibility

    Meridian Lawyers' gender diversity and flexible workplace practices have been highlighted in recent media reports. In an Australian Financial Review article on gender diversity within the legal profession, Meridian Lawyers ranked second out of the surveyed Australian law firms as...


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