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Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

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Strong signals: Maddocks advises on television broadcast services outsourcing October 10, 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018 Maddocks has advised NPC Media on its deal to provide playout services for Southern Cross Austereo’s 105 television broadcast signals through NPC Media’s new playout centre. NPC Media is a joint … Continued

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When being natural can be misleading: recent consideration of organic product claims October 15, 2018

Recent decisions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Court of Appeal have demonstrated that it can be a fine line between branding and product claims: with a wrong step amounting to … Continued

Maddocks contributes to global environment guide

Maddocks Partner Patrick Ibbotson and Senior Associate Michael Winram have authored a chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law 2015 Edition.

The ICLG series (updated annually) provides current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas and follow a question and answer format to ensure thorough coverage of each topic within different legal systems worldwide.

The contribution covers in-depth commentary across environmental policy and its enforcement, environmental permits, waste, liabilities, the sensitive issue of contaminated land, powers of regulators, the applicable reporting and disclosure obligations, general advice, emissions trading and climate change, legal considerations in the management of asbestos, environmental insurance liabilities, and more recent updates in industry.

Patrick Ibbotson offers, “The ICLG series provides a practical insight for general counsel, government agencies and private practice lawyers keeping them abreast of law and policy globally. As such we’re delighted to be able to offer our perspective on this complex area of industry.”

Michael Winram comments, “Environment and Climate Change Law continues to evolve. We have drawn on our practical experience in working with both the private and public sector in Australia to deliver real value to our clients, and importantly the communities which they service.”

Maddocks offers ongoing planning and environment commentary via its blog, covering legal updates, trends and matter examples from across Australia.

Patrick and Michael’s chapter can be downloaded here.

This article appeared in the 2015 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.”

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For high resolution imagery, more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Kane Dowsett
Senior Manager – Communications
Maddocks
Tel: +61 3 9258 3545
kane.dowsett@maddocks.com.au

 

Maddocks Partner Patrick Ibbotson and Senior Associate Michael Winram have authored a chapter in The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law 2015 Edition.

The ICLG series (updated annually) provides current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas and follow a question and answer format to ensure thorough coverage of each topic within different legal systems worldwide.

The contribution covers in-depth commentary across environmental policy and its enforcement, environmental permits, waste, liabilities, the sensitive issue of contaminated land, powers of regulators, the applicable reporting and disclosure obligations, general advice, emissions trading and climate change, legal considerations in the management of asbestos, environmental insurance liabilities, and more recent updates in industry.

Patrick Ibbotson offers, “The ICLG series provides a practical insight for general counsel, government agencies and private practice lawyers keeping them abreast of law and policy globally. As such we’re delighted to be able to offer our perspective on this complex area of industry.”

Michael Winram comments, “Environment and Climate Change Law continues to evolve. We have drawn on our practical experience in working with both the private and public sector in Australia to deliver real value to our clients, and importantly the communities which they service.”

Maddocks offers ongoing planning and environment commentary via its blog, covering legal updates, trends and matter examples from across Australia.

Patrick and Michael’s chapter can be downloaded here.

This article appeared in the 2015 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Environment & Climate Change Law; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.”

Eucalyptus_157510700

For high resolution imagery, more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Kane Dowsett
Senior Manager – Communications
Maddocks
Tel: +61 3 9258 3545
kane.dowsett@maddocks.com.au