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Advising on complex water infrastructure projects for local government September 12, 2018

Parkes Shire Council made the decision to replace its 80-year-old water treatment facility as it was nearing its capacity to properly service residents. The Parkes Integrated Water Infrastructure Renewal Program saw the replacement of the … Continued

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Maddocks advises French firm on major construction company acquisition August 6, 2018

Monday 6 August 2018 Law firm Maddocks recently advised French firm Bouygues Construction on its acquisition of leading Australian construction and fitout business AW Edwards. The acquisition is a key part of Bouygues’ continued expansion … Continued

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New Federal Court decision calls into question relevance of internal legal advice to AAT reviews September 18, 2018

On 3 August 2018, Justice Bromwich of the Federal Court handed down his decision in Commissioner of Taxation v ACN 154 520 199 Pty Ltd (in liq) (formerly EBS & Associates Pty Ltd) [2018] FCA … Continued

Scott Mannix Special Counsel

Background & Legal Expertise

Scott is Special Counsel in the State Government group, and has extensive experience in advising on commercial and financial matters for government agencies.  Scott is well-known within government for his practical approach to legal questions, focusing on the need to achieve effective outcomes and balance stakeholder interests.

Before joining Maddocks, Scott was General Manager Legal & Strategy at New South Wales Treasury Corporation (TCorp, the State’s central financing authority), where he was responsible for advising on and managing the legal risks for the State’s borrowing programs, investment management products and asset financing transactions.  His in-house experience brings a depth of understanding of the unique requirements of government agencies and how legal risks are effectively understood, managed and controlled within organisations.

Relevant Experience

Over the years, Scott has been involved a wide range of financial and commercial matters for NSW, including:

  • Leading the NSW team in the negotiation and implementation of the Australian Government Guarantee of State and Territory Borrowings Scheme
  • Implementing the AML/CTF compliance plan for TCorp, while leading the successful combined State financing agency exemption application process with AUSTRAC
  • Establishing and managing NSW’s multi-manager wholesale unit trust investment vehicle for government clients
  • Negotiating the State’s debt capital markets borrowing programmes and associated derivatives transaction documents
  • Advising on directors’ duties and governance arrangements for TCorp’s Board
  • Advising on the sale of NSW’s 25% stake in Resimac Limited
  • Advising on the government refinancing of the 1994 Hawkesbury Hospital PPP
  • Advising on the negotiation, management, variation and termination of domestic and cross border lease financings of State assets
  • Drafting Cabinet submissions and briefing Parliamentary Counsel in regards to major amendments to NSW financial management legislation