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Latest Case

Providing innovative procurement solutions for local government projects April 20, 2018

We advised City of Casey on the procurement process of the Bunjil Place Project. Bunjil Place is a $125 million civic and cultural precinct for the City of Casey, encompassing an 800-seat theatre and 200-seat … Continued

Latest News

In good hands: Maddocks advises on physio business acquisition April 11, 2018

Wednesday 11 April 2018 Maddocks has advised Zenitas Healthcare Limited on its acquisition of the Agewell Physiotherapy business. Agewell is a mobile physiotherapy provider servicing residential aged care facilities, retirement villages and communities in New … Continued

Latest Article

The right to use plans prepared by a design consultant: the devil is in the detail April 11, 2018

When a design consultant (such as an architect or engineer) brings their plans or designs into material form, copyright will usually subsist in those documents as an artistic work. The designer owns that copyright unless … 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