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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

Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

Latest News

Strong signals: Maddocks advises on television broadcast services outsourcing October 10, 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018 Maddocks has advised NPC Media on its deal to provide playout services for Southern Cross Austereo’s 105 television broadcast signals through NPC Media’s new playout centre. NPC Media is a joint … Continued

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When being natural can be misleading: recent consideration of organic product claims October 15, 2018

Recent decisions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Court of Appeal have demonstrated that it can be a fine line between branding and product claims: with a wrong step amounting to … 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 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.