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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

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises two leading edge tech companies on their capital raisings July 8, 2019

Monday 8 July 2019 Maddocks has advised global video technology company Atomos Limited on the sale of over $27 million worth of shares released from escrow and its raise of an additional $7.5 million by … Continued

Latest Article

Ten recommendations from the Senate Inquiry into franchising that had us scratching our heads July 22, 2019

Following extensive public hearings across Australia, hundreds of submissions, a High Court challenge and several extensions, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services recently released its findings into the franchise sector.  There appears … 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.