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Maddocks appoints new Special Counsel to its Dispute Resolution & Litigation practice

• 20 July 2022 • 1 min read
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Maddocks has welcomed Priscilla Blackadder as a new Special Counsel to its Dispute Resolution & Litigation team, strengthening the practice’s expertise across intellectual property law, media and regulatory prosecutions and investigations.

Priscilla is a former barrister and highly skilled litigator with a particular expertise in advocacy and practice and procedure in the Federal jurisdiction as well as superior trial courts in NSW and Victoria.

With 20 years of experience, Priscilla has regularly advised on and acted for high profile and commercial clients in complex commercial disputes, at the NSW Bar and in private practice.

Priscilla specialises in intellectual property - including copyright, patents, trademarks and designs - media and defamation, regulatory investigations and prosecutions, privacy, and competition and consumer law. She is also highly experienced in mediation and arbitration.

Practice Leader for Maddocks' Commercial Disputes team, Gina Wilson said: “Priscilla brings extensive experience from her time at the Bar and from advising a vast array of commercial clients on very complex matters.

“She has deep knowledge of managing complicated multi-party commercial disputes across all state and federal jurisdictions and will be an incredible asset for our team and our clients.”

About Maddocks

Maddocks is a proudly independent Australian law firm that works closely with corporations, businesses and governments throughout Australia and internationally. We advise national and international clients across the education, government, healthcare, infrastructure and technology sectors, from our Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney offices. Our specialist expertise includes dispute resolution and litigation, employment and safety, financial services, franchising and insolvency.

For more information:

Lisa Macnamara
Head of Communications
Tel: 02 9291 6114
[email protected]

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