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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

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Special counsel joins Maddocks in Canberra January 16, 2020

Thursday 16 January 2020 Veena Bedekar has joined Maddocks as a special counsel in the firm’s Canberra office. Veena joined Maddocks this week and will work with the Maddocks Probity and Property teams. She joins … Continued

Latest Article

Too much of the (Apple) pie? – Screen-time apps and misuse of market power January 16, 2020

Apple’s ‘screen-time’ functionality (and similar apps released by other developers) have changed the way we engage with our screens, allowing users to monitor how long they spend every day checking emails, messaging and their use … 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.