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Latest Case

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

Latest News

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

Latest Article

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

News & Media

  • Maddocks announces new partners in latest round of promotions

    Wednesday 27 June 2018 Continued strong growth has seen Maddocks appoint 27 people to senior positions, including three partners, in its latest round of promotions. Arlene Colquhoun, Anna Scannell and Brendan Tomlinson will become partners on … Continued

  • Construction and Projects special counsel joins Maddocks

    17 January 2018 Maddocks has appointed Sefton Warner as a special counsel in the firm’s Construction and Projects team. Sefton brings to Maddocks extensive front-end construction projects experience, having worked on a number of major … Continued

  • Building big: Maddocks appoints leading construction partner

    Maddocks has further bolstered its Construction & Projects practice with the appointment of one of Australia’s leading construction and infrastructure partners. Andrew Pitney has over 25 years’ experience advising private sector and public sector clients … 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!

  • National firms advise on major Melbourne housing project

    Our team, consisting of partners Michael Taylor-Sands, Nick Holuigue and senior associate Nicholas Sparks advised on a million-dollar property development deal that will produce thousands of residential lots in Melbourne. Read the full article published on Lawyers Weekly here.

  • Maddocks features in AsiaLaw Profiles

    Leading law firm Maddocks has featured prominently in the latest edition of industry listing Asialaw Profiles. In its 19th edition, Asialaw Profiles provides a guide to Asia-Pacific’s top domestic law firms and serves as an … Continued

  • Free range lawyers: Maddocks hatches top-tier talent

    Leading law firm Maddocks has announced the appointment of special counsel Alicia Albury, senior associate Brigid Clark, associate Suzanne Rizk and lawyer Jenny Lo who have all recently joined Maddocks from a major international law … 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