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Latest Case

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 appoints special counsel to Property team October 5, 2017

Thursday 5 October 2017 Mike Steell has joined Maddocks as a special counsel in the firm’s Property team. Mike joins Maddocks from Clarendon Lawyers, where he was a director. Before that, he worked in the … Continued

Latest Article

Court of Appeal confirms VCAT decision in Southern Cross case October 20, 2017

The Courts have again confirmed the use of the direct comparison approach is often the most reliable method of valuing what a hypothetical and willing (but not anxious) vendor and purchaser would agree to. This … Continued

Press Mentions

  • The outlook for the real estate sector

    Partner Nick Holuigue spoke to Lawyers Weekly about the outlook for the real estate sector in 2017. Read the full article here.

  • Deal news: SEEK buys bigger stake in online education

    Lawyers Weekly reported on Maddocks’ involvement in a matter that saw SEEK buy a larger stake in Online Education Services from joint venture partner Swinburne University of Technology. Australasian Lawyer also reported on the deal. … Continued

  • Deal news: Camp Australia sold to private equity company

    Maddocks advised the Founders of Camp Australia, Australia’s largest provider of before and after-school care programs, on their sale to Bain Capital. Both Lawyers Weekly and Australasian Lawyer covered the matter. More information on our … Continued

  • 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.

  • 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