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Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

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Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

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Encouraging positive and masking negative reviews – Lessons from ACCC v Meriton November 24, 2017

Following our report from November last year, The Federal Court has found that Meriton Serviced Apartments (Meriton) engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in circumstances where it adopted a scheme preventing unfavourable reviews for its properties … Continued

Wayne Jarman Consultant

Background

Wayne has more than 30 years’ experience of work across a broad range of sectors, including government, finance, capital markets and infrastructure.

Wayne begun his career with ANZ in institutional banking and worked in Melbourne and in London.  Prior to joining Maddocks as a Consultant in the firm’s Government group, Wayne was Executive Director of the NSW Government’s Asset Management Taskforce. His role was to lead the Taskforce team, which included setting priorities to meet the government’s objectives, providing advice to Government departments and managing stakeholder relationships by being the central point of contact for advisors, bidders and for the businesses’ Chair / CEO that were offered for sale.  That includes included NSW Lotteries, NSW Environmental Solutions and the RTA’s number plates business.

Wayne has also been the Managing Director and Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific of RBC Capital Markets, as well as the CEO of NSW Treasury Corporation (T Corp) from 1995 to 2005. Before joining NSW TCorp, he was the founding Managing Director of Treasury Corporation of Victoria.  Wayne successfully applies such broad experience from both the public and private sectors at Maddocks in advising clients on business development strategies, and providing introductions for those companies’ government practices.

Legal Expertise

  • Banking and finance
  • Capital markets and private equity
  • Energy and resources
  • Funds management
  • Major projects and PPPs
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Superannuation

Relevant Experience

  • Chairman of Plenary Social Infrastructure Fund responsible for Melbourne Convention Centre, Berwick Hospital, Defence Homes and other government assets
  • As Managing Director, advising a North American bank and its clients on establishing a new business in Infrastructure Finance
  • As Managing Director, advising a bank on the sale of a Wind Farm in Queensland
  • As Chief Executive Officer, advising a Central Borrowing Authority on managing its $12bn investment in a variety of funds
  • As Managing Director, advising a Victorian State Government department of its wholesale funding activities
  • As Group Treasurer, advising a Big 4 bank on a large bank merger which transferred the funding operations of the acquired entity’s operations to Sydney.