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Latest Case

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

2019 William Ah Ket Scholarship launches May 1, 2019

Wednesday 1 May 2019 The 2019 William Ah Ket Scholarship is now open for expressions of interest. The scholarship – named after Australia’s first barrister of Chinese background – is open to final year law students, law … Continued

Latest Article

New laws for short-stay accommodation May 20, 2019

The short-stay accommodation changes to the Owners Corporations Act 2006 (Vic) (the Act) are now in force as of 1 February 2019, with Victoria following New South Wales’ lead to attempt to regulate use of … Continued

News & Media

  • Michelle King wins Maddocks Young Planner of the Year

    Friday 18 December 2015 Whitehorse City Council urban planner Michelle King has won this year’s Maddocks Local Government Young Planner Award. Ms King won the award for her contribution and commitment to improving the statutory … Continued

  • AFR and WESTPAC announce Maddocks CEO as woman of influence

    CEO of leading law firm Maddocks, Michelle Dixon has been announced as a winner in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards for 2015. Michelle has been recognised in the Diversity … Continued

  • New chairman, partners and promotions kick off FY15/16 for Maddocks

    Leading law firm Maddocks has announced six new partners to mark the commencement of FY15/16. Alongside 32 other promotions within the firm, Alicia Albury (Property), Aaron Kloczko (Commercial), Alicia Sheridan (Construction & Projects), Ian Temby … Continued

  • Are board members getting younger?

    Our Partner (and Board Member) Maria Marshall talks to Australasian Lawyer Magazine about the benefits of a diverse firm Board. Click here to read the article!

  • Strategic planner’s career off to a speedy start

    Maddocks is delighted to announce that Janine Speedy, Strategic Planner at Moonee Valley City Council, was awarded the Maddocks Local Government Young Planner Award for 2014. Janine was presented with the recognition at the firm’s … Continued

  • The Victorian Auditor-General’s Report ‘Managing Landfills’

    Our special counsel Barnaby McIlrath and consultant Dariel De Sousa published an article, “The Victorian Auditior-General’s Report ‘Managing Landfills’: Implications for councils and the EPA in the National Environmental Law Association’s (NELA) Environment and Climate … Continued

  • Online toolkit for Local Government launched

    An online toolkit to help Australian councils manage the delivery of large, complex or innovative local government infrastructure projects was formally launched today by the Victorian Local Government Minister, Tim Bull MP. The Major Projects … Continued