Sector: Veterinary

Nov 5, 2018

INSIGHT: Lachlan Heather

Lachlan has over 17 years’ experience working on behalf of local and international insurers and their clients in litigated and unlitigated claims. His main practice areas are acting in public liability, professional indemnity (including disciplinary investigations), product liability and property (including construction and environmental) damage claims. He is particularly experienced in managing complicated litigation, including […]

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 […]

Jan 24, 2022

INSIGHT: Tom Lyons

As an experienced litigator and accredited specialist in personal injury law, Tom has successfully resolved thousands of complex personal injury matters over the previous two decades. Prior to joining Meridian, Tom led a highly regarded team of lawyers assisting health professionals with disciplinary matters and negligence claims. His depth of knowledge and experience enables him […]

Oct 2, 2020

INSIGHT: James Papworth

James has worked exclusively in insurance and health law at Meridian since 2014. Over this time, James has developed a diligent and strategic approach to complex legal issues. With a critical eye for detail, the focus of James’s practice is on delivering well-informed and commercial solutions. James has a broad depth of experience acting for […]

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 […]

Jul 1, 2022

INSIGHT: Jennifer Balech

Jennifer is an experienced insurance litigator with a focus on general liability matters, product liability, workers’ claims and related statutory actions. She works with global and national insurers and an extensive list of insured companies, including retailers and manufacturers, warehousing and logistics providers, shopping centres, real estate agencies, bars, restaurants, hotels and construction companies. Jennifer’s […]

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 […]

Kristina Fox, Senior Associate, Meridian Lawyers
Jul 15, 2022

INSIGHT: Kristina Fox

Kristina commenced her legal career in 2009. Her practice is focused on representing allied health professionals, including nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, physiotherapists, podiatrists, sonographers, chiropractors, osteopaths, occupational therapists and psychologists in a range of disciplinary matters and in defending civil claims. She has defended claims before numerous regulatory bodies including AHPRA, the OHO, Medicare, the […]

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 […]

Aug 10, 2023

INSIGHT: Sheridan Kersey

Sheridan’s practice is focused on public liability and professional indemnity claims. Her experience includes managing matters for insurers/underwriting agencies, primarily assisting in the defence of personal injury and property damage claims brought against insureds in various industries. Categories of insureds include allied health practitioners, personal trainers and gyms, residential and commercial property owners, body corporates, […]

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