Expertise: Corporate & Commercial

Oct 10, 2018

INSIGHT: Michael Bracken

Michael is highly regarded for his corporate and commercial law expertise with a focus on financial services, insurance, reinsurance, capital markets, health and medical defence mutuals. Experienced in advising insurers, non-bank financial institutions, financial services providers and intermediaries such as futures and commodities dealers and broking houses, payment system operators, health funds, health and medical […]

Oct 9, 2018

INSIGHT: Penny Evans

Penny’s practice is characterised by her pragmatic approach and her significant level of experience across the property law landscape. Penny has expertise in the preparation and negotiation of specialist lease documentation for owners and tenants of major industrial and warehouse estates in greater Sydney and commercial office buildings in the Sydney CBD and metropolitan area. She […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Mark Fitzgerald

More than 20 years’ experience as a commercial and corporate lawyer in Perth and Melbourne has shaped Mark’s pragmatic and solutions-driven approach to practice. Since establishing the firm’s Melbourne office in 2006, Mark has advised clients on major technology projects, innovative and greenfield business models, acquisitions, divestments and commercial partnerships and relationships. Mark’s background also […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Catherine Osborne

Catherine joined Meridian Lawyers in early 2017 and has more than 20 years’ experience in insurance, reinsurance and commercial litigation. Catherine’s expertise also spans life insurance and superannuation. Her career highlights include class actions and some of Australia’s largest and most sensitive cases involving ASIC, APRA , the ATO and the ACCC. Catherine acted for reinsurance […]

Mar 19, 2019

INSIGHT: Hayley Bowman

Hayley is a commercial lawyer with more than fifteen years of experience and a particular interest in the pharmaceutical industry. She specialises in corporate and commercial law. Before joining Meridian Lawyers, Hayley was Legal Counsel for registered not-for-profit, Movember Foundation. She advised the Foundation on all aspects of the Australian and New Zealand fundraising campaigns, […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Laura Forsyth

Laura has been practising in commercial property law for over 10 years, with a focus on industrial and retail leasing. Laura’s expertise includes the preparation and negotiation of specialist lease documentation (including ancillary agreements) for owners and tenants of major industrial and warehouse estates in greater Sydney, and commercial office buildings in the Sydney CBD […]

Nov 19, 2018

INSIGHT: Ian Goddard

Ian was admitted to practice in 1978 and, following some time overseas, he joined one of Australia’s oldest law firms, McCoy, Grove and Atkinson, becoming a partner in 1988. He has extensive experience advising and acting for a wide range of clients from individuals to real estate developers, shopping centre managers, accountants and private schools. […]

Nov 13, 2018

INSIGHT: Georgina Odell

Georgina has more than 25 years’ experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer and acts for a wide range of business clients from pharmacists, education and care services, dentists, veterinary practitioners and gym and fitness businesses, to companies listed on the ASX and national peak body associations. Georgina handles the sale and acquisition of businesses […]

Nov 5, 2018

INSIGHT: Gabrielle Parra

With more than five years’ experience in the commercial and commercial litigation space, Gabrielle’s practice is characterised by her solutions-focused approach. Gabrielle has successfully managed the preparation of large scale, complex, multi-partied, document intensive class actions involving hundreds of group members and numerous experts in both the Supreme and Federal Courts. In this capacity, Gabrielle […]