Andrew Saxton

Andrew Saxton


Meridian Lawyers

Recognized since 2008

Sydney, Australia

Practice Areas

Health and Aged Care Law

Medical Negligence

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Medical Negligence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Health and Aged Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Medical Negligence
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Andrew is a Principal at Meridian Lawyers and 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 conducts insurance audits for London underwriters, scrutinising claims reserves and advising on litigation trends in medical negligence portfolios. He also works in the not for profit sector, assisting charitable and religious organisations responding to child abuse claims. While working to resolve these claims compassionately, Andrew has also given risk management advice and developed policies for working with children.

Andrew was recognised by Best Lawyers 2018 in the fields of Medical Negligence and Health & Aged Care Law, categories for which he has been recognised since the inception of the awards in 2008. Andrew was nominated as Medical Negligence ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Sydney 2016. He was also identified in Doyles’ Guide as a pre-eminent lawyer for Medical Negligence Lawyers (Defendant) – NSW in 2016 and 2017.

Andrew is a health law specialist with a reputation for integrity and compassion. Andrew’s practice is marked by his advocacy and the consistency with which he delivers solutions to clients in the health and not for profit industries.

Areas of expertise:

  • Health law (litigation, disciplinary and compliance)
  • Coronial law
  • Privacy and discrimination complaints
  • Medicare audits and investigations
  • Responding to child abuse claims
  • Insurance policy advice

Location

  • Level 16, 25 Martin Place
    Sydney NSW 2000
    Australia

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Medical Negligence Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Health and Aged Care Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Medical Negligence

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Medical Negligence, Sydney, Australia (2016)
  • Health and Aged Care Law, Sydney, Australia (2012)
  • Medical Negligence, Sydney, Australia (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Australia 2023 for work in:

  • Health and Aged Care Law
  • Medical Negligence

Special Focus

  • Litigation

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