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Latest News

Eyes on the prize: Maddocks Art Prize winners announced February 22, 2017

Wednesday 22 February 2017 Two of Australia’s most talented emerging artists have been awarded the 2017 Maddocks Art Prize. James Nguyen and Noriko Nakamura were this week named the winners of the biennial prize, which … Continued

Latest Article

What you need to know about the ACCC’s 2017 enforcement priorities February 24, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) 2017 enforcement priorities are largely in many respects a continuation of their areas of focus from last year, plus a few new industries and issues.  As reported in … Continued

Press Mentions

  • Is your corporate job eroding your confidence?

    Our CEO and partner Michelle Dixon spoke with Daily Life regarding making a difference toward gender equality. Read the full article here.

  • Sue Simmons speaks to ALPMA

    Our operations manager Sue Simmons talks about the value she receives from her Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) membership – and why she thinks other law firm leaders and managers should join. For more … Continued

  • Resourcing of Commissioner highlighted in complaints move

    Angela Wood, a partner with Maddocks who specialises in aged care law, agreed it will be important the Aged Care Commissioner is sufficiently well resourced to respond to complaints in a “timely and rigorous way” … Continued

  • A new world of legal education

    Our People & Culture consultant, Sophie Gilbert speaks to Adam Wakeling, a member of the YLS Editorial Committee for the Young Lawyers Journal regarding the trends and changes in legal education following the Global Financial … 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.

  • Grinding to a halt

    Our CEO Michelle Dixon comments on the traditional law firm model and how Maddocks champions change in Lawyers Weekly’s article, Grinding to a halt. Read the full article here.    

  • Media Law International 2015 published

    Maddocks has been ranked in the 2015 Media Law International, a specialist guide to the global leaders in media law practice. Our partner Brendan Coady is quoted in preceding article stating, “While competitors are aggressively trying … Continued

  • Cunneen and ICAC case hampers public servants work

    The High Court has handed down its decision on the definition of “corrupt conduct” in the New South Wales Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988. The High Court has found against the ICAC, and the … Continued

  • Checklist for council amalgamations

    Our partner Prue Burns and senior associate Todd Neal speak to The Mandarin regarding a checklist for NSW Council Amalgamations. Watch the video and read article here.