Meridian was established in April 2004 and is an incorporated legal practice with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Newcastle, Brisbane and Perth. 

With twenty Principals and more than 120 legal and support staff, as well as a growing national footprint, Meridian delivers accessible, collaborative and cost-effective legal advice in the practice areas of insurance, health, corporate & commercial and employment law. 

Our clients encompass leading local and overseas insurers, some of Australia’s most prominent companies and organisations, a large number of professional member associations as well as hundreds of individual healthcare practitioners.

We genuinely set ourselves apart, not just in terms of what we do, but also how we do it. Our industry knowledge means we can provide premium quality legal advice that is practical and strategic. Meridian Lawyers enjoys a reputation of excellence and has become a leading firm in its areas of practice. We are people who are passionate about the law and passionate about helping others. Our lawyers are approachable, down-to-earth and empathetic.

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Meridian Lawyers works with leading local and overseas insurers, some of Australia’s most prominent companies and organisations, a large number of professional member associations and hundreds of individual healthcare practitioners.

Our clients come from many different professions and we have a particularly extensive allied health professionals client base. We represent:

  • London underwriters
  • domestic and international insurers
  • valuers
  • accountants
  • engineers
  • investment advisers
  • insurance brokers
  • stockbrokers
  • supermarkets
  • hotels and clubs
  • mining companies
  • government authorities and departments
  • building industry contractors
  • veterinarians

We have unparalleled experience defending claims brought against:

  • beauticians
  • chiropractors
  • dental prosthetists
  • dental hygienists
  • dental therapists
  • dentists
  • dietitians
  • medical practitioners
  • fitness professionals
  • hospitals
  • midwives
  • nurses
  • occupational therapists
  • optometrists
  • oral health therapists
  • osteopaths
  • pathology and radiology providers
  • pharmacists
  • physiotherapists
  • podiatrists
  • psychologists
  • radiographers
  • rehabilitation providers
  • speech pathologists

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  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Aviation Law
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Regulatory Practice

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