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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 appointed to Commonwealth Government legal services panel August 19, 2019

Monday 19 August 2019 The strong growth of Maddocks in Canberra has been given a further boost by the firm’s appointment to the new Commonwealth Legal Services Panel. The Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department announced the successful … Continued

Latest Article

Can you avoid an arbitration agreement for ‘convenience? August 22, 2019

Disputes arising from construction and infrastructure projects typically involve multiple contractual relationships, often triggering separate disputes between principal and head contractor, principal and superintendent and head contractor and subcontractor (amongst others). While the most efficient … 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

  • Marketing to students – lessons to be learned

    In the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has taken action against a private sector for profit post-secondary education provider, claiming that the provider made misleading representations in its marketing materials about the job … Continued

  • What to do when your contractor hits the wall before they finish building it

    It’s 5.00am. You receive a call from the project manager for a new student accommodation project under construction. The contractor the university engaged to build the project went into administration the day before. A sub-contractor … Continued

  • Maddocks sponsors 2016 SOUL Conference

    Partner Gina Wilson and special counsel Siobhan Andersen represented Maddocks at the 2016 SOUL Conference on the Gold Coast last month, where they shared their insights on anti-bribery and corruption and unfair contract terms with … Continued

  • edYOU Newsletter goes live

    Our second edition of edYOU, Maddocks’ industry publication providing you with news and legal updates from the education sector, has gone live today! This edition coincides with the SOUL 2015 Conference, where Maddocks will be speaking on the topics … Continued