About Us

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 the Commonwealth Government in drafting and negotiating major agreements June 23, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Department of Health on the drafting and negotiation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (the 6CPA) with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Since 1990, the Government and the Pharmacy Guild have … Continued

Latest News

Patrick Ibbotson announced as new chairman of Maddocks June 14, 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 One of Australia’s leading planning and environment lawyers has been elected the new chairman of Maddocks. Sydney-based partner Patrick Ibbotson will take over the role on 1 July. Patrick has been … Continued

Latest Article

Private equity and franchise networks: the next growth phase? June 15, 2017

Australia is a franchise nation. For several years, Australia has held one of the highest levels of franchisors per capita in the world and since the global financial crisis the franchise sector has performed well … Continued

Careers

“Maddocks staff say the firm’s open-plan office “means open-door policy” … senior lawyers and partners are “always happy to answer questions”… partners are “approachable”

Legal news site – ROLL ON FRIDAY 2015

Maddocks is a great place to build your career in legal services. We are a rapidly growing mid–sized firm with a prestigious client base and an enviable record of achieving outstanding results for our clients. We offer both our legal and non–legal professionals a broad range of opportunities to be part of our success.

Our people are our greatest asset and we invest heavily in attracting and retaining the best at Maddocks. We value collaboration, knowledge sharing and high standards of professionalism. We encourage diversity and foster open communication where individuality and personal expression are valued. Our partners are accessible and have hands-on involvement in the work we undertake for clients. In this environment, and with the depth of resources we provide, your career is nurtured and developed at every stage.

Maddocks Employee Value Proposition

Continuing professional development

Maddocks has a strong focus on continuing professional development for its legal and non–legal professionals.

We offer our lawyers an in–house Legal Professional Development Program and many also choose to undertake further external studies.

Our partners are dedicated to continuing legal education and staff are encouraged to participate in external seminars and training programs relevant to their particular area of practice.

Maddocks in the community

Maddocks places great importance on its Community Program and supports staff involvement in the community.

We also have an active Environment Committee that ensures we adopt environmentally sustainable practices in the workplace to minimise our ecological impacts on the environment.

Benefits

Maddocks actively encourages work–life balance by providing a supportive and flexible environment for all employees regardless of gender.

Social

You can join a range of out–of–hours activities that are supported by the firm. These include sporting activities such as the BRW Triathlon, City to Surf, Young Lawyers’ Run and Maddocks’ soccer, netball, lawn bowls and touch football teams. Regular Friday night drinks and other social functions give our people the chance to relax and get to know each other better.