Andrew Ray - Senior Associate

Melbourne

Contact details

T:
+61 3 9002 2106
E:
aray@meridianlawyers.com.au

Expertise

  • Public and product liability
  • General insurance
  • Commercial litigation

Andrew holds Bachelor of Science (Hons) and Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degrees and was admitted to practice in Victoria in April 2012.  Andrew joined Meridian Lawyers as a Senior Associate in the Melbourne office in December 2016 and has experience in public and product liability, general insurance and commercial litigation.

Andrew has represented a range of insurers, manufacturers, councils, sporting associations, water authorities, owners/occupiers and numerous organisations in a wide variety of claims. These included product liability litigation and recalls, public liability, occupier’s liability, municipal liability (including recovery proceedings on behalf of insurers), property damage (including Water Act and nuisance claims), and contractual disputes (including Fair Trading Act claims and policy indemnity disputes).

His expertise also includes defamation, industrial accidents, transport accidents (Transport Accident Act and TAC recovery proceedings) and employer/contractor liability (Accident Compensation Act claims and VWA recovery proceedings).

Andrew has experience in preparing and conducting trials in various Victorian jurisdictions, including the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court, County Court, Magistrates’ Court, Coroner’s Court and Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. He has also gained considerable experience advising clients in respect of liability, quantum, policy coverage/indemnity and contractual interpretation, in addition to non-litigious matters regarding strategy and prospects of litigation.

Prior to joining Meridian, Andrew practised at a global firm, including a secondment to the London Litigation and Regulatory team.

Andrew is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and the Insurance Law Association.

Contact

  • Sydney

    Level 16, MLC Centre
    19 Martin Place
    Sydney, NSW 2000
    T:
    +61 2 9018 9999
    F:
    +61 2 9018 9900
  • Melbourne

    Level 12, 357 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    T:
    +61 3 9810 6777
    F:
    +61 3 9810 6770
  • Newcastle

    Level 6, 45 Watt Street
    Newcastle NSW 2300
    T:
    +61 2 4047 2600
    F:
    +61 2 4047 2699
  • Brisbane

    Level 8, 60 Edward Street
    Brisbane QLD 4000
    T:
    +61 7 3220 9333
    F:
    +61 7 3220 9399
  • Perth

    Level 3, 225 St Georges Terrace
    Perth WA 6000
    T:
    +61 8 6319 0470
    F:
    +61 8 6319 0499