News & Media

Oct 3, 2019

NEWS: Media release – Meridian Lawyers announces internal promotions

Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce the promotion of Georgina Odell to Principal, effective 1 October 2019. Georgina has been with the firm since 2012 and has more than 25 years’ legal experience providing commercial legal services to a diverse client base including pharmacists, education and care services, veterinary practitioners, fitness businesses, national associations and […]

Jul 29, 2019

NEWS: Media Release – Meridian Lawyers appoints CEO

Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce the appointment of Gerard Milne as its new CEO, effective 2 September 2019. Gerard joins Meridian in this newly created role. With a background of more than 20 years’ commercial experience across Australia and international markets, Gerard has held a number of senior leadership roles for high performing global […]

Apr 2, 2019

NEWS: Meridian Lawyers celebrates 15 years in business

1 April 2019 marks a significant milestone in Meridian’s history – 15 years in business. We have experienced significant growth over the past 15 years and this is largely due to our exceptional team of people at Meridian. Thank you for your unwavering dedication to providing excellent client service and for constantly striving to help […]

Mar 22, 2019

NEWS: Meridian recognised in Best Lawyers List 2020 edition

Meridian is delighted to congratulate our lawyers who have been recognised in The Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers List, 2020 edition. Special congratulations goes to Marianne Nicolle who was named as Lawyer of the Year in the category of Health & Aged Care Law. Congratulations also to:   Brisbane Scott Ames (Insurance Law) Peter Axelrod […]

Jan 7, 2019

NEWS: Meridian Lawyers appoints new Principal

Meridian Lawyers is pleased to announce the promotion of David Partridge to Principal in our Sydney office, effective 1 January 2019. Since joining Meridian in 2014, David has built a strong casualty practice. Insurers and corporate clients seek David’s counsel on liability and quantum issues relating to casualty claims, TPD claims, construction claims and policy […]

Nov 20, 2018

NEWS: Meridian recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2018

We are thrilled to announce that our principals and staff have been recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2018 listing of leading lawyers and law firms in Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales. Meridian received recognition across numerous categories and congratulates all staff who were recognised for their achievements. We are delighted to be acknowledged as a first […]

Nov 8, 2018

NEWS: Melbourne Insurance Principals recognised in Doyle’s Guide 2018

Meridian is delighted to announce that all of our Melbourne Insurance Principals have been recognised in the 2018 edition of Doyle’s Guide. This announcement follows the recognition of our Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales teams earlier in the week. Meridian achieved a second tier ranking in the listings for Leading Victorian Defendant Medical Negligence and Malpractice Firms and […]

Oct 25, 2018

NEWS: Provident Capital – Court approval of settlement

We are pleased to advise that the settlement of the class action prosecuted by Meridian Lawyers on behalf of approximately 900 group members in the failed Provident Capital debenture scheme has now been approved by the Supreme Court of NSW. The settlement will enable each of the group members to receive a significant payment towards […]

Aug 2, 2018

NEWS: Class Action News

On 26 July 2018 the Federal Court of Australia approved the settlement reached by Meridian Lawyers relating to two separate class actions relating to failed debenture and note schemes. In one of the approved class action settlements, Meridian Lawyers acted for 804 Group Members and achieved a settlement of $28,158,500. This will result in a […]

Jul 16, 2018

NEWS: Meridian named as a finalist for Law Firm of the Year and Insurance Team of the Year in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Meridian has been shortlisted as a finalist to win Law Firm of the Year and Insurance Team of the Year at the 2018 Australian Law Awards hosted by Lawyers Weekly. The 18th annual Australian Law Awards, in partnership with UNSW Law, recognises the outstanding contribution of Australia’s top lawyers and legal firms across 33 categories. […]

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