News & Media

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. […]

Jul 3, 2018

NEWS: Meridian continues to expand its Health Law Practice

Meridian Lawyers has reinforced their position as having the most expansive health law practice in Australia with the appointment of Principal Dominique Egan. Dominique joins Meridian from HWL Ebsworth Lawyers (previously TressCox Lawyers) where she was a Partner in their Health and Aged Care Practice. As a specialist in health law, Dominique has 17 years’ […]

Jul 3, 2018

NEWS: Meridian Lawyers invests in the future success of the firm

Meridian Lawyers has experienced a staggering 40% growth over the last financial year and expanded their footprint by opening an office in Perth. Further supporting their growth agenda, Meridian has appointed Principal Dominique Egan and recently announced a number of internal promotions, effective 1 July 2018. The recent promotions follow the appointment of 6 new Principals […]

May 18, 2018

NEWS: Media release: Meridian’s young talent announced as finalists for 30 under 30 Awards.

Congratulations to our young guns in Sydney, Zile Yu and Jessica Light, on their selection as finalists in the 2018 Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 Awards. Now in its sixth consecutive year, The 30 under 30 Awards program identifies the best young lawyers across Australia and recognises young lawyers striving for professional excellence within their […]

Apr 13, 2018

NEWS: Media release: 2019 Best Lawyers results set a new benchmark for Meridian

Meridian Lawyers is delighted to announce that several of our leading practitioners have been recognised as Best Lawyers in their areas of practice in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in Australia. Australia’s Best Lawyers announcement on 13 April 2018 also named Meridian Lawyer, Marianne Nicolle, as Lawyer of the Year for Medical Negligence.  Claudine Watson-Kyme joins […]

Apr 12, 2018

NEWS: Meridian strengthens its insurance offering in Perth

Senior insurance lawyer, Shannon Mony, has joined Meridian’s Perth team as a Principal, together with Associate Will Goodheart. Last month Meridian announced it had opened a Perth office, headed by Principal Mark Birbeck. Managing Principal Paul Baker said “the decision to expand Meridian’s presence in Perth was the result of overwhelming client urgings and that […]

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