Location: Melbourne

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 20, 2019

INSIGHT: Rose Hopkins

Rose Hopkins has a particular focus on the areas of health and insurance law. She holds a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Science (majoring in Anatomy) from The University of Melbourne. Rose has acted for health practitioners, private hospitals and public hospitals, defending medical negligence claims and in coronial investigations and regulatory investigations/prosecutions […]

Nov 25, 2019

INSIGHT: Abby Neylon

Abby Neylon joined Meridian Lawyers’ Melbourne office in 2019. She has ten years’ experience almost exclusively in health law. She has assisted medical practitioners, public and private hospitals and healthcare providers in a diverse range of matters. This has enabled Abby to develop an extensive understanding of medical negligence claims, coronial investigations and Australian Health […]

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: Joseph Taylor

Joseph holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Skills and Ethics. Since being admitted to practice in 2006, Joseph has worked exclusively in the field of insurance law – with experience conducting matters across all of […]

Feb 9, 2023

INSIGHT: Clare Cheesewright

Clare has 20 years of experience in conducting personal injury litigation on behalf of defendants, in England and in Victoria. Clare has specialised primarily in coronial investigations and medical negligence claims, for public and private sector health institutions, as well as representing the State of Victoria in historical sexual abuse claims.  She also has experience […]

Sep 5, 2023

INSIGHT: Kristy Craig-Smith

Kristy represents major insurers and self-insured entities in complex and volume recovery and general liability claims. She has managed large loss property damage, construction, personal injury (including WorkCover recoveries), and product liability proceedings across all Australian jurisdictions. Kristy regularly advises clients on issues involving the Insurance Contracts Act and has identified and pursued fraudulent claims. […]

Grabrielle Fergus, Senior Associate, Meridian Lawyers
Jul 11, 2023

INSIGHT: Gabrielle Fergus

Gabrielle is an experienced insurance litigator with a focus on property damage, public liability, contract works and policy interpretation and coverage matters. She has a solid track record managing domestic and commercial recoveries and liability claims, first party coverage disputes and fraud and investigation claims for national insurers. Her background also includes advising and representing […]

Sep 19, 2023

INSIGHT: Ali Towers

Ali has worked exclusively in insurance litigation since being admitted to practice, focusing on public liability, personal injury, and professional indemnity matters. She works with major Australian insurers and their insured clients in all areas of the sector, including local government, property owners and real estate agencies, small business, large retailers and supermarkets, hospitality and […]

Nov 30, 2023

INSIGHT: Andrea Csorgo

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