Expertise: Workplace Relations & Safety

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 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 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Douglas Raftesath

Douglas is a highly experienced commercial litigation lawyer with over 25 years’ experience in assisting clients to resolve disputes. Prior to joining Meridian Lawyers, Douglas spent 13 years at Norton Rose Australia, including eight years as a partner. Douglas has acted in a number of high profile, large scale and complex multi-party disputes in the Federal […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Sharlene Wellard

Highly regarded employment practitioner, Sharlene Wellard, joined Meridian’s Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety team in July 2014. Sharlene has extensive experience providing strategic advice and advocacy in all areas of industrial law, employment, discrimination, workplace health and safety and managing workplace change. Clients say that Sharlene “is a pleasure to work with, she is highly […]

Nov 13, 2018

INSIGHT: Timothy Brown

Timothy’s practice is dedicated exclusively to insurance law and is characterised by his diligent and commercial approach. With a broad depth of experience and a varied client portfolio, Timothy has acted for local and international insurers, particularly in public and product liability claims, property damage claims, indemnity disputes, workers’ compensation matters, transportation accidents, life/income protection […]

Jan 2, 2019

INSIGHT: Alexis Pidcock

Alexis commenced her legal career practising primarily in all areas of insurance law and dispute resolution and continues to enjoy this area of practice. Joining Meridian Lawyers in 2018 having previously worked for other leading Queensland and National insurance law practices, Alexis has gained valuable experience acting for self-insureds, large corporations, local and international insurers […]

Nov 5, 2018

INSIGHT: Andrew Ray

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 […]

Nov 5, 2018

INSIGHT: Mikhail Ushakoff

Mikhail Ushakoff is an employment law specialist with close to ten years’ experience in both Australia and the UK advising and representing a wide range of clients across diverse industries. Mikhail has an in-depth understanding of employment law and focuses on providing pragmatic and solutions-based advice. Experienced in advising on Fair Work Commission matters, workers […]