Alexis Pidcock

Special Counsel

+61 7 3220 9304

Alexis commenced her legal career practising primarily in all areas of insurance law and dispute resolution. Her practice today is focused on resolving indemnity, liability and quantum issues, developing settlement strategies, and managing dual insurance issues and recovery claims.

Joining Meridian Lawyers in 2018, having previously worked for other leading Queensland and National insurance law practices, Alexis has gained valuable experience acting for self-insureds, large corporations, local and international insurers and underwriters, and claims managers.

Alexis has represented clients from a broad range of industries including construction, mining, transport, retail, local governments, and health sectors. She has also spent time working in-house for a large Australian insurer managing a broad portfolio of liability claims and associated recovery actions across all Australian jurisdictions, including historical child sexual abuse claims in the not-for-profit, educational and faith based sectors. Alexis’ diverse range of experience has helped shape her ability to identify, understand and respond to the particular needs and drivers of different clients.

Alexis has a particular interest in complex claims such as multi-party disputes, workplace accidents, contractual disputes – particularly those involving contractual indemnities, obligations to insure and dual insurance issues, as well as advising clients in policy construction and interpretation issues.

Alexis also represents the interests of Health clients in responding to medical negligence claims as well as investigations, complaints and disciplinary action.

Apr 15, 2020

INSIGHT: Recent Applications in personal injuries claims impacted by COVID-19

Evidence and Transfer – A summary of recent Decisions of the Supreme Court in Central Queensland Key issues: Plaintiff will undergo medico-legal examination by video conference due to COVID-19 travel restrictions Is the Defendant’s request for medico-legal examination unreasonable or unnecessarily repetitious? Plaintiff’s Application for broad orders to inspect unidentified loaders dismissed Considerations of the […]

Aug 21, 2019

INSIGHT: Case Note: Bergin v Queensland Cork & Timber Solutions Pty Ltd [2019] QDC 141

A cautionary tale: The risks of failing to test a witness’ evidence before trial, and the benefits of requesting a plaintiff commit to a version of events at the outset of a claim Bergin v Queensland Cork & Timber Solutions Pty Ltd [2019] QDC 141 is a decision recently delivered by Her Honour Judge Vicki […]