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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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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

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Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … Continued

Chong Ming Goh Partner

Background

Chong Ming holds more than 20 years’ experience in corporate and commercial law, including commercial contracts, mergers and acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, capital markets transactions, due diligence exercises for both corporations and statutory bodies, corporate structures, asset protection and shareholder and option arrangements.

He spent 10 years working as an in-house lawyer at a major listed Malaysian financial services groups where he advised on wide-ranging banking, securities broking, and property investment and development transactions. He successfully applies this in-house experience in assisting both Australian and overseas clients on complex cross-border transactions involving jurisdictions such as Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

Legal Expertise

  • Commercial law
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Capital market transactions
  • Complex cross-border transactions

Relevant Experience

  • Advised Austral-Asia Coal Holdings Pty Ltd (part of the Singapore-headquartered IMC Group) on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a mining interest in the Ashton Coal Mine in New South Wales.
  • Advised TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Global Berhad, both listed on the Malaysian stock exchange with interests in real estate and financial services, on the purchase of the Westin Hotel in Melbourne and on a development with Charter Hall in respect of property at Little Bay in Sydney.
  • Advised Seniors Money International Limited, the New Zealand-based specialist financial services group, on the successful takeover bid of Australian Seniors Finance Limited.
  • Advised Pacific Alliance Ltd, an investment firm with an office in Hong Kong on its subscription of bonds in companies listed on ASX Limited.
  • Advised Malaysian banks Ambank Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad in connection with loan facilities.
  • Advised LB Aluminium Berhad, listed on the Malaysian stock exchange on its acquisition of shares in an IT company in Australia.
  • Advised King’s Safetywear, a Navis Capital investee, on its acquisition of shares in Oliver Footwear.
  • Advised CostaExchange Limited, a major fruit and vegetable producer and marketer, on various corporate and transactional matters within the group.