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 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Douglas Raftesath

With nearly 30 years’ experience assisting clients to resolve disputes, Douglas is often commended by clients for his ability to clearly communicate complex issues. Prior to joining Meridian Lawyers, Douglas spent 13 years at a large global law firm, including eight years as a partner, where he was able to hone his skills as a litigator. […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: Sharlene Wellard

Highly regarded employment practitioner, Sharlene Wellard, leads our Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety team. Sharlene has extensive experience providing strategic advice and litigation 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 knowledgeable and provides […]

Nov 6, 2023

INSIGHT: Rachel Hill

Rachel has more than 15 years’ experience providing legal, risk management and policy advice to government bodies and private enterprises. Her areas of expertise include public inquiries, insurance litigation, personal injury, health law, risk mitigation and dispute resolution. In recent years, Rachel has focused on providing legal and reputational risk advice to Victorian Government departments […]

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 28, 2023

INSIGHT: Sarah Yau

Sarah specialises in the defence of liability claims including complex public and products liability, product recall and catastrophic injury and property damage claims. She acts for national and international insurers, insureds and large corporates across a range of industries including construction and mining, manufacturing, professional services, transport, real estate and pharmaceuticals. Sarah has extensive experience […]

Sep 23, 2019

INSIGHT: Anna Brown

Anna has more than 20 years’ experience in the legal industry, having obtained invaluable experience in a large national law firm for the majority of this time. Anna has a particular focus on insurance as well as health law. She is passionate about giving practical and strategic advice, and has provided high level briefings to […]

Jan 28, 2022

INSIGHT: Mary Ibrahim

With more than eight years’ experience in the legal field, Mary has specialised in employment law and workplace relations since 2016. She represents national clients across various sectors including childcare, dental, veterinary, medical, pharmaceutical, retail, and professional services. Mary’s experience includes assessing management liability and EPL coverage, advising on a range of employment law matters […]

Jun 20, 2023

INSIGHT: Sarah Zevari

Sarah is an experienced litigator with more than 10 years’ experience managing a broad range of personal injury claims from highly complex medical negligence, brain and spinal cord injuries, to slip and fall injuries. Sarah is dedicated to providing insightful, timely and strategic advice to achieve the best outcome for her clients. With a speciality […]