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.

  • 18 Nov2015

    Foresights: Public liability

    Written by: Nevena Brown, Principal Risky recreation: Nevena Brown, Principal at Meridian Lawyers, tells us how this NSW Court of Appeal case impacts on reliance on the Civil Liability Act NSW, which will assist with claims management regarding recreational activities. Case: Alameddine v Glenworth Valley Horse Riding...
  • 18 Nov2015

    Foresights: recent case rulings challenge the status quo

    Written by: Rob Crittenden Duty of disclosure: raising the bar Robert Crittenden, Principal at Meridian Lawyers, discusses how a recent Supreme Court of NSW decision has raised the bar for insureds in complying with the duty of disclosure. Case: Stealth Enterprises Pty Limited trading as...
  • 4 Nov2015

    Commercial insights – Spring 2015

    Written by: Georgina Odell, Senior Associate Meridian Lawyers' Spring 2015 edition of Commercial insights discusses governance issues for business including directors’ duties, good employment policies and practice, the benefits of ownership agreements with partners, brand and logo issues on marketing material, and privacy compliance. Contents Directors’ duties and the...
  • 16 Oct2015

    Schedule 8 medications: A disturbing trend in storage and record keeping

    Written by: Kellie Dell'Oro, Principal The Victoria Pharmacy Authority (VPA) has revealed that ...a disturbing number of pharmacists continue to ignore requirements for secure storage and maintenance of accurate records for Schedule 8 poisons. At its August meeting the Authority reaffirmed its prior decision to...
  • 14 Oct2015

    AHPRA extends its reach to social media

    Written by: Kellie Dell'Oro, Principal Case scenario: Dr Blog recently revamped the clinic’s website. He engaged a marketing company to perform the task, and was largely guided by their suggestions on how best to draw business to the clinic. The website contained statements from the...

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