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 on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

Latest News

Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

Latest Article

Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … 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.