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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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Advising on the sale of aged care facilities April 10, 2018

There has been a significant period of consolidation in the healthcare industry, particularly in residential aged care. The operating environment is challenging, with high levels of regulatory scrutiny and minimal recent growth in Commonwealth funding. … Continued

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In good hands: Maddocks advises on physio business acquisition April 11, 2018

Wednesday 11 April 2018 Maddocks has advised Zenitas Healthcare Limited on its acquisition of the Agewell Physiotherapy business. Agewell is a mobile physiotherapy provider servicing residential aged care facilities, retirement villages and communities in New … Continued

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The right to use plans prepared by a design consultant: the devil is in the detail April 11, 2018

When a design consultant (such as an architect or engineer) brings their plans or designs into material form, copyright will usually subsist in those documents as an artistic work. The designer owns that copyright unless … Continued

Our Work

We work closely with our clients to understand their business and assist them in reaching their objectives. Here you will find examples of the types of work we do for our clients. More information about our expertise and experience is on the Services & Sectors section of our website.

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  • Advising on the sale of aged care facilities

    There has been a significant period of consolidation in the healthcare industry, particularly in residential aged care. The operating environment is challenging, with high levels of regulatory scrutiny and minimal recent growth in Commonwealth funding. … Continued

  • Advising on market-changing divestments

    Maddocks advised the founders and operators of the Manly Fast Ferry on their divestment of the company to NRMA, Australia’s peak road association. We advised Richard and Will Ford, who under the deal will continue … Continued

  • Acting on landmark multi-use developments

    Maddocks advised OSK Property on its procurement strategy for Melbourne Square – a $2.8 billion landmark development on a prime 5-acre site in Southbank that, once built, will comprise approximately 2,600 residential apartments, a hotel, … Continued

  • Advising on major roads projects

    The Outer Suburban Arterial Roads (OSARs) PPP is the largest ever roads upgrade and maintenance project to be done in Victoria. The multi-billion project will see Victorian roads upgraded to relieve congestion. Maddocks advised WBHO … Continued

  • Assisting on whole of government technology agreements

    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

  • Assisting the Commonwealth Government in drafting and negotiating major agreements

    Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Department of Health on the drafting and negotiation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (the 6CPA) with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Since 1990, the Government and the Pharmacy Guild have … Continued

  • Advising on key state building projects

    We have advised Development Victoria (formerly Major Projects Victoria) on the procurement of the State Library Redevelopment Project. The State Library Redevelopment Project (also called ‘Vision 2020’ for the Library) includes the refurbishment of the … Continued

  • Advising joint ventures in major transport infrastructure projects

    We have advised a joint venture comprised of Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd, Bouygues Construction Australia Pty Limited and John Holland (the D&C JV) in relation to all the downstream contracting arrangements of the D&CJV’s proposal … Continued

  • Creating national consistency for environmental assessment and approvals

    We advised the Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Energy on a major restructure of the environmental assessment and approval processes around Australia. Environmental law in Australia operates at each tier of government. The Commonwealth exercises … Continued

  • Providing probity advice to the Commonwealth Government

    We advised the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) of the Department of the Environment and Energy in relation to the two-stage procurement of a new ice-breaker ship. Maddocks was the probity adviser to the AAD for … Continued