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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 major deals in the technology sector March 21, 2017

The National Broadband Network (nbn) is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australia. The nbn will connect Australian homes and businesses to a faster broadband landline and internet network by 2020. Maddocks … Continued

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Maddocks advises Swinburne University of Technology on $118 million online education deal March 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Maddocks has advised Swinburne University of Technology (Swinburne) on a deal that will see SEEK (ASX:SEK) purchase a greater stake in Online Education Services, a joint venture between the university and … Continued

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For want of a comma, the case was lost…or when style becomes substance March 27, 2017

The United States case of O’Connor v Oakhurst Dairy handed down on 13 March 2017, dubbed the ‘$10 million comma case’, highlights the importance of punctuation and the legal consequences that can flow on from … 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 major deals in the technology sector

    The National Broadband Network (nbn) is one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australia. The nbn will connect Australian homes and businesses to a faster broadband landline and internet network by 2020. Maddocks … Continued

  • Advising in Royal Commissions and inquiries

    Maddocks has significant experience in advising clients involved in Royal Commissions and inquiries. Recently, we have been advising the NSW Department of Family and Community Services in the Royal Commission into Institutionalised Responses to Sexual … Continued

  • Providing strategic industrial relations advice to government

    Maddocks has long been the legal adviser of choice when it comes to providing strategic industrial relations advice to state governments. In 2015 we advised Victoria Police on all aspects of their enterprise bargaining, including … Continued

  • Partnering with growing businesses

    Flannerys is taking more and more market share in the rapidly growing Australian organic health food market. Maddocks has worked closely with Flannerys since they entered the market in December 2015, including advising on their … Continued

  • Advising on class actions

    Maddocks acted for the former Chief Financial Officer of Australian mining company Zinifex in a class action commenced by the company’s former shareholders. The class action arose out of Zinifex’s merger with another Australian mining … Continued

  • Helping deliver major healthcare projects

    Maddocks has been advising St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne to assist with the negotiation and drafting of the term sheet and collaboration/partner agreement for the new Aitkenhead Centre for Medical Discovery. The project is unique in … Continued

  • Assisting councils on major water projects

    The Shoalhaven Reclaimed Water Management Scheme (REMS) is one of the largest and more complex water-recycling schemes to be undertaken by an Australian local government water authority. It is being developed in two stages and … Continued

  • Interpreting provisions in enterprise agreements

    Maddocks advised the City of Monash on the interpretation of the redundancy provisions under its enterprise agreement. The team, led by partner Lindy Richardson, provided initial advice regarding the likely interpretation of the relevant provision, … Continued

  • Assisting on construction projects in the education sector

    The Victorian Government’s New Schools PPP Project will see 15 new schools built across some of the state’s fastest-growing metropolitan and regional communities. The schools being built are scheduled to open in time for the … Continued

  • Advising on market-changing acquisitions

    We advised the Founders of Camp Australia, Australia’s largest provider of before and after-school care programs, on their sale to Bain Capital. Camp Australia, which was established in 1987, provides care programs to students at … Continued