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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

Latest News

Maddocks advises Kidman Resources on its successful $776 million scheme of arrangement September 12, 2019

Thursday 12 September The Federal Court has today approved the $776 million acquisition of Kidman by Wesfarmers by way of a scheme of arrangement. Maddocks has advised Kidman over its growth story, from tenement acquisitions, … Continued

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New franchising disclosure document guidance – your document may not measure up September 18, 2019

Franchising in Australia is a sector under scrutiny. The sector has been digesting the content of the Fairness in Franchising report and the inter-agency Franchising Taskforce has been established. In the meantime, the Australian Competition … Continued

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Meet our new partners

Katherine Armytage

Public Law

Katherine advises Commonwealth Government clients on major procurements and funding agreement programs, including on probity issues and compliance. She also has a strong interest and practice in information law, particularly in the areas of privacy and data protection.

Jessica Reid

Consumer Markets & Franchising

Jessica is a member of the firm’s Consumer Markets & Franchising team in Melbourne. She has a general commercial and M&A practice, with particular expertise in competition law and franchising regulation. Her clients include emerging and established franchisors, manufacturers, distributors and retailers, as well as leading Australian and international brands in the fashion, beauty services, FMCG, automotive, finance and leisure sectors.

 

Special Counsel

Andrew Wright

Commercial

Ben McLeod

Construction & Projects

Briana Eastaugh

Public Law

Katherine Styles

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Lindsay Sheather

Property

 

Senior Associate

Billy Gialamas

Construction & Projects

Catharine Thorpe

Public Law

Kierra Parker

Public Law

Libby Sivell

Public Law

Michael Copeland

Construction & Projects

Natalie Burgess

Construction & Projects

Sarah Aldersley

Commercial

Suzette Caldaroni

Commercial

 

Associates

Alex Musgrove

Commercial

Alexandra Yorston

Development

Ali Gallaher

Employment, Safety & People

Belinda Chapman

Public Law

David Litwin

Public Law

Frances Bradshaw

Public Law

Harriet Royle

Commercial

Jeremy Baker

Development

Jonathan Hourigan

Property

Luisa Cursio

Development

Rafael Perez

Commercial

 Sharwee Darwinkel

Commercial

Samantha Haddon

Public Law

Samantha Murphy

Public Law

Stanly Yu

Commercial

Xinyu Yang

Commercial