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Latest Case

Advising global cryptocurrency exchange operators on entry into Australian market July 31, 2018

The rise in popularity and demand for cryptocurrency trading has resulted in a number of cryptocurrency exchange operators expanding into different countries, including Australia, to create a global brand. In Australia, new laws and regulations … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises French firm on major construction company acquisition August 6, 2018

Monday 6 August 2018 Law firm Maddocks recently advised French firm Bouygues Construction on its acquisition of leading Australian construction and fitout business AW Edwards. The acquisition is a key part of Bouygues’ continued expansion … Continued

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Do your construction documents conform with the new Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement? August 15, 2018

Are you a state government department or public body which procures public construction works and services? Are you in the process of determining which form of contract will be most appropriate for your procurement to issue … 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.