Expertise: Regulation, Compliance & Investigations

Oct 9, 2018

INSIGHT: Scott Ames

Scott practises as an insurance and litigation lawyer and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2002. He joined Meridian Lawyers in late 2010, relocating to open the firm’s Brisbane office in October 2012. Throughout his career Scott has accumulated a wealth of experience in health and public and product liability claims in […]

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: Nevena Brown

With more than 25 years’ experience as an insurance lawyer, Nevena brings a common sense confidence to her work. Her liability claims experience is enhanced from her having worked as a senior solicitor at NZI/CGU Insurance Ltd for five years. Throughout her career, Nevena has advised GIO General Ltd, Vero Insurance, NZI/CGU Insurance Ltd, QBE […]

Oct 9, 2018

INSIGHT: Robert Minc

Robert has more than 20 years’ experience in insurance law and complementary areas, focusing primarily on property damage and associated recoveries, public and products liability and professional indemnity claims. His client experience is broad, including acting for Australia’s largest general insurers, Lloyds of London Syndicates, supermarkets, State Government, Universities, Mutuals, Councils, professionals, transport companies and […]

Oct 9, 2018

INSIGHT: Shannon Mony

Shannon is highly regarded for her insurance litigation expertise, specifically in medical negligence, health law and professional indemnity claims. She has provided extensive advice to numerous Australasian and international insurers, brokers and underwriting agencies in defending claims and advising on wider insurance indemnity issues. Shannon regularly acts for various allied health professionals including physiotherapists, chiropractors, […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Marianne Nicolle

With over 25 years of experience and a long list of accomplishments, Marianne is recognised as a leading lawyer in the area of health and insurance law. Marianne was instrumental in setting up Meridian Lawyers with Paul Baker in 2004. Her clients have included the predecessors of Avant (United and MDU), Marketform, Catholic Church Insurances […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Andrew Saxton

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 has conducted insurance audits for London underwriters, scrutinising claims reserves and advising on litigation trends in medical negligence portfolios. He 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 […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Peter Axelrod

As a pilot and internationally recognised aviation lawyer, Peter’s practice includes: Defending aviation cases for insurers on behalf of manufacturers, aircraft owners and pilots, airlines and aircraft operators, aircraft maintenance facilities and LAMEs, aerial applicators and airports Acting for aircraft operators in inquests and inquiries Providing coverage advice to aviation insurers Pursuing subrogation and recovery […]

Nov 14, 2018

INSIGHT: Chandrika Darroch

Chandrika is an insurance litigator with a particular interest in health law. She has a range of experience in health and medical negligence, having worked with matters including catastrophic injuries, maternal and infant birth trauma, and health regulatory work. Chandrika has worked both in Australia and the UK for a variety of clients across a […]