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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

Assisting the Commonwealth Government in drafting and negotiating major agreements June 23, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Department of Health on the drafting and negotiation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (the 6CPA) with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Since 1990, the Government and the Pharmacy Guild have … Continued

Latest News

Patrick Ibbotson announced as new chairman of Maddocks June 14, 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 One of Australia’s leading planning and environment lawyers has been elected the new chairman of Maddocks. Sydney-based partner Patrick Ibbotson will take over the role on 1 July. Patrick has been … Continued

Latest Article

Private equity and franchise networks: the next growth phase? June 15, 2017

Australia is a franchise nation. For several years, Australia has held one of the highest levels of franchisors per capita in the world and since the global financial crisis the franchise sector has performed well … Continued

Awards

Our Awards


Australasian Law Awards 2017

Australasian Law Awards 2017

Maddocks has been named as a finalist in the 2016 Australasian  Law Awards  in three categories, including Law Firm Leader of the Year (>200 Employees), Law Firm of the Year (101-500 Lawyers) and Corporate Citizen Firm of the Year.


CommsDay Edison Awards 2017

CommsDay Edison Awards 2017

Maddocks has been named as a finalist in the CommsDay Edison Awards in the category of ‘Best Telecom Law Firm’. This award recognises outstanding legal companies and organisations that provide services to the telecommunications sector.


Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016 – Executive of the Year

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016 – Executive of the Year

Michelle Dixon won the ‘Executive of the Year’ award at the 2016 Women in Law Awards. Presented by Lawyers Weekly, the Women in Law Awards recognise female leaders who demonstrate excellence in the law.


Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016 – Diversity Firm of the Year

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016 – Diversity Firm of the Year

Maddocks has been recognised as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 2016 Women in Law Awards in the category of ‘Diversity Firm of the Year’. The nomination recognised Maddocks for its commitment to its diversity initiatives and achievements.


Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016

Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016

Maddocks was named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2016 in the categories of Diversity Firm of the Year and Executive of the year, winning the latter.


Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2015 – Trust & Empowerment

Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2015 – Trust & Empowerment

We has been recognised as a Medal Winner in the Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2015 Survey in the category of ‘Trust & Empowerment’.

The award, based on the results of a confidential survey of law firm employees, is conducted by legal publication Australasian Lawyer and is designed to find out how Australia’s law firms are performing across a range of areas including remuneration, career development and employee wellbeing.


Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2015 – Gender Equality

Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2015 – Gender Equality

Maddocks has been recognised as a Medal Winner in the Australasian Lawyer Employer of Choice 2015 Survey in the category of ‘Gender Equality’.

The award, based on the results of a confidential survey of law firm employees, is conducted by legal publication Australasian Lawyer and is designed to find out how Australia’s law firms are performing across a range of areas including remuneration, career development and employee wellbeing.


Financial Review Client Choice Awards

Financial Review Client Choice Awards

Maddocks has been named as a finalist in the Financial Review’s Client Choice Awards for 2016. The firm has been recognised in two categories: Best law firm (revenue $50 million to $200 million) and Best provider to government & community category. We are the only law firm to be named a finalist in the latter category.