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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

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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

  • 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

  • ACCC proceeds against myTime Learning for consumer law breaches

    myTime Learning is a private vocational education training provider in NSW operated by Phoenix Institute of Australia Pty Ltd. myTime’s business model was apparently to sign up eligible students to online courses funded by the … Continued

  • Increased enrolments in higher education

    The Federal Department of Education and Training has released the Selected Higher Education Statistics 2014 Student Data – Full Year showing record levels of student enrolments in higher education in 2014. Increased enrolments of students … Continued

  • Hosting Minister Pyne

    Yesterday, Maddocks hosted the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Education and Training, as part of its signature lunch series. The Minister spoke about the Government’s recent initiatives in schools and international education and its … Continued

  • Government seeks submissions on ESOS amendment bills

    The Australian Government is currently seeking submissions on exposure drafts of the Education Services for Overseas Students Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill 2015 and the Education Services for Overseas Students (Registration Charges) Amendment (Streamlining Regulation) Bill … Continued