Life at Maddocks

Working at Maddocks will mean access to a range of programs that will allow you to develop beyond the work you do.

Beyond the Position Description

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to making a difference in the communities in which we operate, means there are opportunities for you play a greater role than your everyday role.

Alongside our extensive mentoring programme, applicable to all our people, we have a strong commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace. This is encapsulated in the work done by our Maddocks Women and Maddocks Pride groups. These groups are open to all Maddocks people as a way of promoting career development and networking opportunities for women and LGBTI employees and their allies.

We provide pro bono legal services and financial assistance to community organisations and individuals in need. There are opportunities for all of our people to do pro bono work, assist community groups receive crucial funding and volunteer with community organisations.

We take the fun of creativity very seriously. Law firms need to be constantly evolving, so we train and encourage our people to closely examine the way we work with each other, for our clients and improve by suggesting ideas to do things better.

  • "My favourite thing about the working culture at Maddocks is the flexibility I was provided when I became a father, and the positive support from my colleagues."

    Nirav Patel,
    IT Operations Manager
  • "Maddocks has given me some incredible opportunities over the years. From my clerkship, to now, they have supported my growth as a lawyer and as a person."

    Natalie Wendon,
    Dispute & Litigation Lawyer

    Empowering our People to Generate Change

    Equal opportunity for all

    The Maddocks Women group was set up to level the playing field in our sector and ensure that women the have same opportunities to succeed as men.

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    Championing a diverse workforce

    Our Maddocks Pride group represents the interests of our LGBTIQ staff, to encourage these members of our family to bring their whole selves to work.

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    Explore your innovative ideas

    Maddocks has embedded a culture of innovation across the firm, to drive service improvements and create better working practices for our clients. Our staff also benefit from design thinking training, to empower everyone to make innovation a daily opportunity.

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    Creating change in communities

    As an organisation we we improve the communities we’re involved in, through a range of financial grants, pro bono work and sustainability initiatives.

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    Want to know more? Get in touch.

    Sydney

    Melissa Klem

    People & Culture Senior Manager

    Melbourne

    Anna Peters

    People & Culture Senior Manager

    Canberra

    Samuel Jurd

    People & Culture Advisor

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