Ian practises in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution and employment teams at BAL Lawyers. He has a keen interest in compensation claims particularly with respect to workplace disputes. Ian has a background of acting in various litigious matters including personal injury/insurance litigation, employment proceedings, building and leasing disputes, and medical negligence matters. He has provided advice to various insurer and corporate clients on public liability and work safety standards and has a passion of applying this experience to his individual clients also.

Ian has practiced in the ACT since 2007. Having joined BAL Lawyers in 2012, he was promoted to Senior Associate in July 2014, and was appointed as a Director in June 2016. He became a Legal Director in October 2020. Prior to joining BAL Lawyers, Ian was employed at a firm which acted for both plaintiff and insurance companies in medical negligence, workplace and road accident injuries. His experience in acting both sides of litigation matters allows him to provide a balanced advice to his clients.

Ian is Vice President of the Canberra Club Board.

Ian Meagher was included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canberra for Litigation and Insurance Law.

Practice Focus

  • Personal Injury & Insurance Law
  • Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Building and Construction Disputes