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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

Energy prices are too high: can nothing be done to bring them down? September 8, 2017

On Tuesday 5 September 2017, Maddocks hosted a presentation and panel discussion by the Grattan Institute focusing on the topical issue of energy prices – particularly, the fact that prices are rising and mechanisms that can … Continued

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ACCC launches first B2B unfair contract terms action September 12, 2017

On 6 September 2017, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against one of Australia’s largest privately-owned waste management companies, JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd. This case is … 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.