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Assisting the Commonwealth Government in drafting and negotiating major agreements June 23, 2017

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

Latest News

Patrick Ibbotson announced as new chairman of Maddocks June 14, 2017

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 One of Australia’s leading planning and environment lawyers has been elected the new chairman of Maddocks. Sydney-based partner Patrick Ibbotson will take over the role on 1 July. Patrick has been … Continued

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Private equity and franchise networks: the next growth phase? June 15, 2017

Australia is a franchise nation. For several years, Australia has held one of the highest levels of franchisors per capita in the world and since the global financial crisis the franchise sector has performed well … Continued

Asia & International

COVER - Doing Business in Australia (September 2016)

 

 

Maddocks has produced Doing Business in Australia, a publication for organisations and individuals looking to invest in Australia. Doing Business in Australia is a straightforward and informative guide that outlines the main legal and commercial issues that you need to be aware of when investing in Australia. Download an electronic copy of the publication by clicking on the cover image.

We provide a wide range of specific and integrated legal services to Australian organisations doing business in Asia, and to overseas investors looking to do business in Australia.

We have the knowledge and experience to provide sound legal advice, along with the cultural and business support necessary for clients to successfully establish and maintain their presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Our clients include both Australian companies and financial institutions expanding into the region, and overseas corporations investors and other entities moving into the Australian market.

We’ve recently advised on transactions in the energy, mining, finance, property, tourism, water, telecommunications, manufacturing, construction and infrastructure sectors.

Access to the expertise and business networks of the ADVOC Asia group of associated law firms assists us in guiding our clients through the complexities of international transactions.

Assisting overseas clients

We provide our international clients  with a full range of legal services and work in conjunction with their advisers and consultants to ensure that all of their needs are met.

Specific services for foreign investors in Australia include:

  • assistance, through our industry networks, in identifying and evaluating investment opportunities
  • due diligence
  • establishing and structuring clients’ Australian investments in a tax effective manner; guiding clients through the regulatory and Government approval process.

We are also happy to assist in the organisation and management of investor feasibility missions. We are typically engaged in the early stages of a transaction or a project. This enables us to provide a strong practical context for our legal advice.

Where appropriate, we work closely with Invest Australia (the Australian Government’s inward investment agency) and the Foreign Investment Review Board, to facilitate investment solutions that meet our client’s business objectives.

COVER - Doing Business in Australia (September 2016)

 

 

Maddocks has produced Doing Business in Australia, a publication for organisations and individuals looking to invest in Australia. Doing Business in Australia is a straightforward and informative guide that outlines the main legal and commercial issues that you need to be aware of when investing in Australia. Download an electronic copy of the publication by clicking on the cover image.

We provide a wide range of specific and integrated legal services to Australian organisations doing business in Asia, and to overseas investors looking to do business in Australia.

We have the knowledge and experience to provide sound legal advice, along with the cultural and business support necessary for clients to successfully establish and maintain their presence in the Asia Pacific region.

Our clients include both Australian companies and financial institutions expanding into the region, and overseas corporations investors and other entities moving into the Australian market.

We’ve recently advised on transactions in the energy, mining, finance, property, tourism, water, telecommunications, manufacturing, construction and infrastructure sectors.

Access to the expertise and business networks of the ADVOC Asia group of associated law firms assists us in guiding our clients through the complexities of international transactions.

Assisting overseas clients

We provide our international clients  with a full range of legal services and work in conjunction with their advisers and consultants to ensure that all of their needs are met.

Specific services for foreign investors in Australia include:

  • assistance, through our industry networks, in identifying and evaluating investment opportunities
  • due diligence
  • establishing and structuring clients’ Australian investments in a tax effective manner; guiding clients through the regulatory and Government approval process.

We are also happy to assist in the organisation and management of investor feasibility missions. We are typically engaged in the early stages of a transaction or a project. This enables us to provide a strong practical context for our legal advice.

Where appropriate, we work closely with Invest Australia (the Australian Government’s inward investment agency) and the Foreign Investment Review Board, to facilitate investment solutions that meet our client’s business objectives.