Sector: Manufacturing

Oct 9, 2018

INSIGHT: Mark Birbeck

Mark is an insurance specialist with over 25 years’ experience gained in the UK and Australia. He joined Meridian Lawyers in January 2018, opening up the firm’s Perth office. He practises almost exclusively in insurance matters, in particular, in the areas of professional indemnity, public and products liability, medical negligence, and property. His private practice […]

Jul 3, 2023

INSIGHT: Scott Kennedy

Scott has 30 years’ experience advising on coverage and indemnity disputes under professional indemnity, contract works, and ISR policies, as well as litigated claims and recoveries. He also has experience in public and product liability claims, ranging from managing high-volume attritional loss portfolios to class actions and catastrophic losses. Scott’s in-depth specialist expertise, superior client […]

Jan 12, 2024

INSIGHT: Jacinta Long

Jacinta is a defence and coverage expert in product liability/recall and general liability, with more than 25 years of legal expertise. She represents underwriters and large corporates in the Australian, Japanese, and London markets. She regularly appears in complex, novel, and sensitive matters. Jacinta’s recent product recall experience extends to advising upon and conducting the […]

Jun 6, 2023

INSIGHT: Matthew McDonald

Matthew has more than 30 years’ experience managing insurance matters for a range of clients including insurers, self-insurers, brokers, underwriters, third-party providers, private companies, and publicly listed companies. He specialises in the insurance areas of public and product liability, professional liability and indemnity, farm, accident and health, home and contents, landlord and strata, latent diseases, […]

Oct 11, 2018

INSIGHT: David Randazzo

David joined Meridian Lawyers in 2016 as a Principal in the Melbourne office. David is an experienced insurance litigator and has acted for numerous insurers (local and international), government authorities, construction groups and sporting associations since 2002. In addition to defending claims, he provides policy drafting advice and pursues recoveries for a national crop insurer. […]

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 […]

Oct 9, 2018

INSIGHT: Dennis Cronin

With more than 30 years insurance law experience and significant case outcomes, Dennis is well-regarded as an insurance law expert in Australia and the United Kingdom. Dennis provides first-class technical legal advice and is extremely proactive in the commercial resolution of matters, ensuring his clients’ interests remain paramount. He specialises in professional indemnity and general […]

Nov 19, 2018

INSIGHT: James Hand

James has worked exclusively in insurance law since being admitted to practice in 2004, which is one reason why he is so detailed in his approach. Prior to joining Meridian in January 2011, he gained valuable experience at a large national firm, working with a particular focus on property and liability claims and defending common […]

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 […]

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 […]

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