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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

Maddocks advises one of the world’s largest duty free companies on Australian market entry January 23, 2019

Law firm Maddocks has advised global duty free company Lotte Duty Free Singapore Pte Ltd, on the aquisition of Australian duty free company JR Duty Free. Under the deal, Lotte Duty Free aquired 100% of … Continued

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Bully no more – Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction to hear Council anti-bullying application confirmed January 31, 2019

The Fair Work Commission has confirmed a Victorian local council is a ‘constitutionally-covered business’ and thus falls within the stop bullying jurisdiction of the Commission. The decision will have implications for larger Victorian councils regarding … 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