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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks appoints next CEO March 31, 2020

Tuesday 31 March 2020  Maddocks has appointed David Newman as the firm’s next Chief Executive Officer. David is a partner in the firm’s Restructuring & Insolvency team and is based in Melbourne. David brings significant … Continued

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COVID-19 – The impact on commercial and retail tenancies April 6, 2020

COVID-19 has, and will continue to have, significant impacts on commercial and retail leases for both landlords and tenants. Proposed Government Mandatory Code The Prime Minister has announced that the National Cabinet will this week … Continued

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  • Changes to the intellectual property regime – Part three

    This post is Part three of a three-part series summarising the changes proposed by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019 (Bill) and how those changes may affect the education sector. … Continued

  • Changes to the intellectual property regime – Part two 

    This post is part two of a three-part series summarising the changes proposed by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) Bill 2019 (Bill) and how they may affect the education … Continued

  • Changes to the intellectual property regime – Part one

    Changes to the intellectual property regime – Part one In part one of a three-part series, we look at the changes proposed by the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 2 and Other Measures) … Continued

  • Under the Influence

    Foreign influence remains a key issue for the Australian Government in 2019, following the release of ASIO’s 2018 report on national security and the introduction of the Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Act 2018 (Cth) (the … Continued

  • Code of Conduct no barrier to academic freedom

    The Federal Circuit Court has found that a former James Cook University Professor of Physics was unlawfully sacked by the University after it made a number of findings that he had breached the University’s Code … Continued

  • Federal Budget 2019: $525 million dollar skills package announced for VET sector

    Proposed Federal Government spending for universities did not figure heavily in Josh Frydenberg’s budget speech on Tuesday night. However, it caught our eye that the Government has announced $525 million in spending to upgrade and … Continued

  • Constructing for the future: Part three

    In our third and final post in our SOUL conference 2018 series, ‘Constructing for the future -creating a community through innovative procurement method’, we will be looking at engagement with the community. Innovation, collaboration and … Continued

  • Constructing for the future: Part two

    Modular Construction – the way of the future? Partner Simone Holding and senior associate Louisa Nuccitelli recently shone a light on modular construction in their presentation ‘Constructing for the future – Creating a community through innovative … Continued

  • Constructing for the future: Part one

    On 1 November 2018 partner Simone Holding, senior associate and Louisa Nuccitelli presented at the SOUL Conference 2018 in Hobart, Tasmania. This blog post is part of a three part series exploring some key ideas … Continued

  • SOUL Conference 2018

    We will be in Hobart next week for the SOUL Conference and are looking forward to catching up with clients and colleagues at the various events. Maddocks partners Robert Gregory and Simone Holding and senior … Continued

Our contributors offer the latest legal developments, news and insights relevant to the education sector. Their time spent with clients adds depth to their knowledge – and they’re keen to share this with you! They come from different backgrounds, exhibit a range of skills and interest areas and deliver an all-around perspective on the issues faced by the sector.

We want to hear from you! Please join the discussion by commenting or contacting our thought leaders:

Brendan Coady | Contributor
Partner
61 2 9291 6188
brendan.coady@maddocks.com.au
Rob Gregory | Contributor
Partner
61 3 9258 3397
robert.gregory@maddocks.com.au
Lucille Scomazzon | Contributor
Partner
61 2 9291 6212
lucille.scomazzon@maddocks.com.au
Simone Holding | Contributor
Partner
61 3 9258 3858
simone.holding@maddocks.com.au
Angela Wood | Contributor
Partner
61 2 9291 6298
angela.wood@maddocks.com.au
Michael Winram | Contributor
Partner
61 2 9291 6228
michael.winram@maddocks.com.au
Michael Nicolazzo | Contributor
Senior Associate
61 3 9258 3306
michael.nicolazzo@maddocks.com.au

 

Sector Leaders:

Bruce Heddle | Education Sector Leader
61 2 9291 6129
bruce.heddle@maddocks.com.au
James Smart | Victorian Sector Leader
61 3 9258 3632
james.smart@maddocks.com.au