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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 on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

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Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … 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.