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We work collaboratively with our clients to build strong, sustainable relationships. Our team is committed to delivering consistent high standards of service, and we understand the importance of accessibility. Working with us, you'll enjoy open communication, meaning well scoped, properly resourced and effectively managed matters.

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Latest Case

Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

Latest News

Making a difference: Maddocks senior associate wins Australian Young Lawyer of the Year October 22, 2018

Monday 22 October 2018 Maddocks senior associate Tamsin Webster has been awarded the 2018 Australian Young Lawyer of the Year by the Law Council of Australia. Tamsin, a member of the firm’s Employment, Safety and … Continued

Latest Article

Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) expands scope for challenges to Commonwealth procurement decisions October 18, 2018

On 18 October 2018, the Senate passed the Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Bill 2017 (Cth) (the Bill) without amendment. The Bill received Royal Assent on 19 October 2018. The Government Procurement (Judicial Review) Act 2018 (Cth) … Continued

Angela Wood Partner

Background

Angela has specialist experience in the health, pharmaceutical and medical devices, aged care and retirement village sectors.  She also advises in the disability, community services and education sectors. Her clients include a range of public, private and not-for-profit health and aged care providers throughout Australia.

Angela has acted on numerous negotiated mergers and acquisitions as well as advising on corporate governance, regulatory compliance, privacy, contracting and outsourcing of services and risk management.

Angela is currently a committee member of Northern Sydney Local Health District Human Research Ethics Committee. Before practising law, Angela had experience in the health and community services sector as a practising psychologist.

Before joining Maddocks in August 2012, Angela was a Senior Associate with Ashurst.

Legal expertise

  • Regulatory advice and compliance
  • Commercial contracts and outsourcing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance

Relevant experience

  • KinCare – acquisition of Stanhope and Private Care home care services business from Healthcare Australia
  • Regis Group – acquisition of aged care facilities across Australia
  • Uniting Care Ageing – advising on permitted uses of accommodation bonds arising under changes to the prudential requirements concerning the use of accommodation bonds under the Aged Care Amendments Act 2011 (Cth)
  • Uniting Care Ageing – developing policies and accompanying training packages for staff on health privacy, capacity and consent and aged care regulatory compliance
  • University of New England – advising on and developing terms for  the development of dual sector courses with a TAFE NSW provider
  • Think: Colleges Pty Ltd – advising on the availability of VET FEE Help for training courses

Recognition

  • Angela is ranked in the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers in the categories of Health and Aged Care Law from 2013 – 2018 and Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law from 2017 – 2018.
  • Angela is recognised by Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 for Corporate/M&A.