Carly Meagher

I’m fortunate that my practice combines both the technical aspects of complex legal advice work with building relationships and direct contact with health and other professionals.

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Carly Meagher

Senior Associate

Carly is a senior associate in B.N.’s Insurance & Health team. She is based in the Sydney office and has been practising in insurance law for fifteen years.

Carly represents large insurers and underwriters in a broad range of matters, including in the areas of:

  • professional negligence and professional disciplinary proceedings (for medical professionals)
  • public and product liability
  • insurance policy interpretation and indemnity advice.

Carly also advises medical manufacturers on issues including product liability, clinical trials and industry codes.

Throughout her career Carly has gained extensive experience in insurance law, representing various self-insured, government, insurer and plaintiff clients in all Australian jurisdictions. She has acted for both plaintiff and defendant clients in medical negligence matters involving doctors, dentists, nurses, hospitals and allied health professionals including catastrophic and complex claims.

“I’m fortunate that my practice combines both the technical aspects of complex legal advice work with building relationships and direct contact with health and other professionals.”

At B.N. Carly provides advice in dental matters involving all manner of disciplinary inquiries and proceedings (including the Health Care Complaints Commission, the Dental Council and the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal) and litigated medical negligence matters. Carly is also the direct point of contact for the Dental Assistance Line, providing free legal advice to dentists on matters including professional obligations, patient relationship management, potential disciplinary and litigated proceedings and general enquiries such as practice management and defamation.  

“I get great satisfaction from being able to achieve commercial outcomes while helping people through the process of legal and disciplinary proceedings.”

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts

Expertise

Insurance and Health

Sydney