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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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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

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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

Maddocks Women

The Maddocks Women initiative (formerly the Maddocks Women’s Network) was originally established in 1997 to assist women in increasing participation in networking activities, which are important to professional development.

Maddocks Women objectives is to encourage and support our women:

  • by providing business development and networking opportunities to consolidate and develop their professional relationships both externally and internally; and
  • in their personal and professional development through formal learning, mentoring and other opportunities.

Maddocks Women is governed by a Committee of women within Maddocks, and achieves its aims principally through hosting a range of internal and external events throughout the year. These are aimed at professional networking, the development of informal relationships within Maddocks and the professional development of female lawyers.

Our external functions also have a charitable aspect. Through Maddocks Women events, the firm has donated to worthy causes such as World Vision, CARE Australia, Wall of Hands, Gondwana Choirs, Fitted for Work and Dress for Success.

Some of the inspiring speakers at our events include:

  • Her Honour Justice Betty King, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Helen Conway, Director of EOWA
  • Elizabeth Broderick, Federal Sex Discrimination Commissioner
  • Her Honour Justice Beazley, Supreme Court of NSW
  • Princess Kusane & Belinda Collins, co-authors of the book Warrior Princess
  • Lyn William OAM – Gondwana Choirs
  • Associate Justice Lansdowne, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Marita Cheng, Young Australian of the Year 2012
  • Jane Nicholls, CEO of The Global Mail
  • Barbara Yeoh, Chair of Southern Health
  • Mary Barry, CEO of Victoria’s State Emergency Services

If you have any questions regarding upcoming events, please contact the Committee Co-Chairs Gina Wilson and Alicia Albury.