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Meg Lawson

Meg Lawson

Associate (Australia)

Meg is an associate (Australia) in the London Dispute Resolution team.

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Experience

Meg specialises in assisting clients with complex commercial disputes, particularly class actions, contractual disputes and commercial arbitrations. She has broad experience acting for clients in a range of sectors including financial services and construction. She also has experience in responding to regulatory investigations and commissions of enquiry.

She was recognised in Australia as a national "Rising Star" in Doyle's Guide 2020 for construction and infrastructure litigation.

Meg has a wide variety of commercial dispute experience, including acting for:

  • a multi-national company in defending a class action involving allegations of misrepresentations and negligence regarding agricultural machinery*
  • an Australian government corporation defending multiple major multi-million dollar claims in arbitration for extensions of time and variations in power station projects*
  • a leading real estate development company in defending claims brought under an underwriting agreement*
  • a company prosecuting claims against a subcontractor for misleading and deceptive conduct in marketing materials*

*Experience gained prior to Herbert Smith Freehills

 

Background

Meg holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours) Degree from the University of Adelaide and Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction (Masters of Law) from the University of Oxford. She qualified in Australia in 2018.

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