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.

  • 2 Jun2014

    Meridian Lawyers and CLS join forces in Brisbane

    Meridian Lawyers is pleased to announce that CLS Lawyers will join the firm effective 1 September 2014. This move to expand Meridian’s presence in the Brisbane market is consistent with the firm’s strategic growth as a leading law firm servicing...
  • 14 May2014

    Credit reporting regime under the Privacy Act has a new bite

    Written by: Mark Fitzgerald, Principal & Janette Li, Solicitor As of 12 March 2014, significant changes to the credit reporting regime under the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) will impact on how dentists handle patients’ credit related information [1]. Are dentists credit providers? Do you provide credit in full or...
  • 12 May2014

    Spotlight on Fitness: an overview of Australian Consumer Law

    Written by: David Gunson, Senior Associate On 1 January 2011 the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) introduced some significant changes to the obligations on suppliers of services and goods. This update sets out a few practical tips on how fitness businesses can limit complaints and stay on...
  • 3 May2014

    The cost of doing business: an open and shut case for a child care centre

    Written by: Kellie Dell'Oro, Principal A case with a fortunate outcome highlights the need for child care operators to be vigilant in actioning issues identified for maintenance, which potentially impact on safety. This case also confirms the importance of clear and open communication. The facts...
  • 28 Apr2014

    Best Lawyers recognises leading insurance lawyer

    Meridian Lawyers is proud to announce the recognition of Principal Rob Minc in the seventh edition of Best Lawyers in Australia. Rob was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in Australia in the practice area of Insurance Law. Managing Principal Paul...

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