Sector: Community

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 […]

Nov 19, 2018

INSIGHT: Daniel Davison

Daniel is highly regarded for his insurance litigation expertise, specifically in relation to medical negligence, health law, public liability and professional indemnity claims. Daniel and his health team are one of the most specialised in Queensland, regularly defending major catastrophic medical liability claims for healthcare practitioners and medical facilities such as obstetric claims, neurosurgical incidents, and […]

Oct 10, 2018

INSIGHT: Dominique Egan

Dominique is recognised as a leading lawyer in the area of Health and Aged Care Law. She draws on 17 years of experience dedicated to acting for medical and aged care associations, medical defence organisations and insurers, health practitioners, allied health practitioners, as well as health and aged care facilities. As a specialist in health law, […]

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 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: 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 […]

Nov 19, 2018

INSIGHT: Julie Somerville

With almost 25 years’ experience, Julie has significant expertise in the areas of professional indemnity, medical negligence and public liability. Working closely with her clients to understand their business, Julie appreciates the financial and personal ramifications of a claim, complaint or investigation, and is known for her deep understanding of the legal, reputational and business […]

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 […]

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