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Assisting the Commonwealth Government in drafting and negotiating major agreements June 23, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Department of Health on the drafting and negotiation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (the 6CPA) with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Since 1990, the Government and the Pharmacy Guild have … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises USG Boral on acquisition August 16, 2017

Wednesday 16 August 2017 Maddocks has acted for USG Boral Building Products in the purchase of a wall, ceiling system and plasterboard supply business based in the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. USG Boral is one … Continued

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Can directors’ conflicts of interest be ignored if a company is performing well? August 24, 2017

Conflicts of interest of company directors are generally regarded as inconsistent with good corporate governance. They leave the company and the directors exposed to claims of breach of duty and oppression of shareholders. In the … 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 Infrastructure 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 measurable 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