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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

Strong signals: Maddocks advises on television broadcast services outsourcing October 10, 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018 Maddocks has advised NPC Media on its deal to provide playout services for Southern Cross Austereo’s 105 television broadcast signals through NPC Media’s new playout centre. NPC Media is a joint … Continued

Latest Article

When being natural can be misleading: recent consideration of organic product claims October 15, 2018

Recent decisions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Court of Appeal have demonstrated that it can be a fine line between branding and product claims: with a wrong step amounting to … Continued

Damien Wurzel Partner

Background

Damien specialises in M&A transactions (public and private) and provides advisory services across various industries including health, manufacturing, wholesaling, property and construction. Highly regarded by his clients, Damien is recognised for his technical competence, commercial acumen and his ability to project manage complex commercial projects.

He has a deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical supply chain and regulatory overlays and is recognised by clients, government, financiers and other stakeholders as a leading adviser to the industry. Damien is a regular presenter on issues relevant to the pharmaceutical benefits scheme and his insights are widely sought.

Damien’s client roster also involves acting for EU and South East Asian domiciled organisations who seek him out to represent their interests in the region.

Legal Expertise

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial contracts
  • Corporate & Commercial law

Significant Leadership Positions

  • Committee member and fellow of the Australian College of Pharmacy.
  • Committee member of, and legal advisor to, the French Australia Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Recognition

  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014, 2016 and 2018, Damien is recommended for Corporate/M&A.
  • Doyle’s Guide 2015, Damien is recommended for Corporate Law.
  • Doyle’s Guide 2011 and 2013, Damien is recommended for M&A.
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2011, recognised for Corporate/M&A – where the commentary states he is a “key asset and a trusted advisor“.