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Latest Case

Advising on major deals in the technology sector March 21, 2017

The National Broadband Network (nbn) is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australia. The nbn will connect Australian homes and businesses to a faster broadband landline and internet network by 2020. Maddocks … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises Swinburne University of Technology on $118 million online education deal March 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Maddocks has advised Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) on a deal that will see SEEK (ASX:SEK) purchase a greater stake in Online Education Services, a joint venture between the university and … Continued

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For want of a comma, the case was lost…or when style becomes substance March 27, 2017

The United States case of O’Connor v Oakhurst Dairy handed down on 13 March 2017, dubbed the ‘$10 million comma case’, highlights the importance of punctuation and the legal consequences that can flow on from … Continued

News Archive

  • 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

  • Maddocks supports daughter water and pay equity

    Maddocks CEO Michelle Dixon' support of the Workplace Gender Equity Agency has been noted in Women's Agenda magazine – read more below: CEOs to receive bottles of water to help them conceive daughters The 32 CEOs … Continued

  • Australasian Lawyer – Fifty Rising Stars

    Australasian Lawyer profiles 50 early-career lawyers who are already making a name for themselves in the Australian legal market. Our senior associate Erin Hourigan and lawyer Julia Tonkin were named one of those rising stars. Read why … Continued

  • Maddocks grows Canberra office

    Our partner Jeff Derix speaks to Lawyers Weekly regarding his appointment to the Maddocks' partnership. Read the full article here.

  • Australia needs bold Governments for Infrastructue funding

    Simela Karasavidis speaks to Sourceable on the need of couragous leaders at all levels of government who are willing to accept risk and embrace innovative financing methods in order to meet challenges associated with long … Continued

  • When no action is the best action

    Our partner Bronwyn Weir discusses when no action is the best action: justifying non-enforcement – putting measureable frameworks around risk helps over-burdened regulators break free from a reactive culture and get control. The focus must … Continued

  • Knowledge is power

    Knowledge is power – how to successfully adopt IT systems to keep ahead of the pack. High performing companies pride themselves on efficiency and preparedness. The concept of Big Data (large volumes of complex information) … Continued

  • Partner Brendan Coady features on Sky Business News

    Partner Brendan Coady showcased Maddocks on a grand stage – taking a live interview on Sky Business News – Law TV. This opportunity followed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's presentation at our offices on Monday, … Continued