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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

Latest News

Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

Latest Article

Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … 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