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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

Paul Woods Partner

Paul is a partner in the Construction & Projects team.

He advises on the resolution of complex disputes in the design, construction and commissioning of building and infrastructure projects, as well as the preparation and negotiation of project documents.  He has advised on building, energy (gas & electricity), road, rail, water, mining and residential development projects.  He has particular experience advising on construction-related insurance claims (professional indemnity, contract works, public liability and environmental liability), and security of payment matters.

Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017, recognised practitioner for Construction.
Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2017 and 2018, highly recommended for Construction.
Best Lawyers Australia, 2014-2018, listed for Construction/Infrastructure.
Doyle’s Guide, 2013 – 2016, recommended for Construction & Infrastructure in Victoria. 2017, leading practitioner.