Andrew Gorman


+61 2 8088 1945


Having provided a full range of Compulsory Third Party (CTP) motor vehicle insurance legal services to Australia’s major insurers for over 28 years, Andrew is recognised as a stand-out leader in the field. He is acknowledged by Doyles’ Guide as a preeminent CTP defendant lawyer in NSW.

During his career, Andrew has delivered high-level claims-related advice and management for 12 licensed insurers and has been engaged as a Claims Assessor for the State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) for two decades.

Andrew’s extensive insurance expertise has been applied to the development of several scheme initiatives and regulatory frameworks in NSW and other Australian jurisdictions on behalf of underwriters and the Insurance Council of Australia.

Andrew is the practice group leader of Meridian’s CTP team. He is passionate about mentoring junior team members and his mission is to lead and oversee the consistent delivery of exceptional, value-driven claims defence outcomes.

Feb 21, 2024

INSIGHT: Case Note | Insurer remedies for false and misleading statements

Allianz Australia Insurance Limited v Yu [2024] NSWSC 31 When assessing the seriousness and effect of a claimant’s injury, self-reported symptoms form an integral basis of any expert medical opinion and an insurer’s evaluation of the claim. But what happens when a claimant knowingly exaggerates their symptoms and disabilities? Section 118 of the Motor Accident […]

Nov 13, 2023

INSIGHT: Case Note | An error in method alone is not a ‘shaw thing’ on review

Shaw v Insurance Australia Group Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2023] NSWSC 1273 Introduction In this case, Justice Rothman of the Supreme Court, has identified what is necessary for the President of the Commission (or their delegate) to be satisfied when considering whether a material error has occurred, permitting a review of a medical assessment under […]