Andrew Saxton - Principal

Sydney

Contact details

T:
+61 2 9018 9923
E:
asaxton@meridianlawyers.com.au

Expertise

  • Health law (litigation, disciplinary and compliance)
  • Coronial law
  • Privacy and discrimination complaints
  • Medicare audits and investigations
  • Responding to child abuse claims
  • Insurance policy advice

Andrew assists health professionals and organisations when responding to professional indemnity claims, disciplinary proceedings, Medicare investigations, fraud and overservicing claims. Andrew also appears as an advocate at coronial inquests.

Alongside his health practice, Andrew conducts insurance audits for London underwriters, scrutinising claims reserves and advising on litigation trends in medical negligence portfolios.  He also works in the not for profit sector, assisting charitable and religious organisations responding to child abuse claims. While working to resolve these claims compassionately, Andrew has also given risk management advice and developed policies for working with children.

Andrew was recognised by Best Lawyers 2018 in the fields of Medical Negligence and Health & Aged Care Law, categories for which he has been recognised since the inception of the awards in 2008. Andrew was nominated as Medical Negligence ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Sydney 2016.  He was also identified in Doyles’ Guide  as a pre-eminent lawyer for Medical Negligence Lawyers (Defendant) – NSW in 2016.

Andrew is a health law specialist with a reputation for integrity and compassion. Andrew’s practice is marked by his advocacy and the consistency with which he delivers solutions to clients in the health and not for profit industries.

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