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Latest Case

Advising on major deals in the technology sector March 21, 2017

The National Broadband Network (nbn) is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australia. The nbn will connect Australian homes and businesses to a faster broadband landline and internet network by 2020. Maddocks … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises Swinburne University of Technology on $118 million online education deal March 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Maddocks has advised Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) on a deal that will see SEEK (ASX:SEK) purchase a greater stake in Online Education Services, a joint venture between the university and … Continued

Latest Article

For want of a comma, the case was lost…or when style becomes substance March 27, 2017

The United States case of O’Connor v Oakhurst Dairy handed down on 13 March 2017, dubbed the ‘$10 million comma case’, highlights the importance of punctuation and the legal consequences that can flow on from … 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.