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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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Latest Case

Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

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Strong signals: Maddocks advises on television broadcast services outsourcing October 10, 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018 Maddocks has advised NPC Media on its deal to provide playout services for Southern Cross Austereo’s 105 television broadcast signals through NPC Media’s new playout centre. NPC Media is a joint … Continued

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When being natural can be misleading: recent consideration of organic product claims October 15, 2018

Recent decisions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Court of Appeal have demonstrated that it can be a fine line between branding and product claims: with a wrong step amounting to … Continued

Emergency Services

The only legal firm in Australia with a team dedicated to the emergency services industry operating at a national level, Maddocks has acted for a number of fire services for the past 15 years and understand these organisations and their operating environments.

Maddocks represented the Country Fire Authority in the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission and acted for the Macedon Ranges Shire Council following the Ash Wednesday bushfires. The firm also acts for the Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC), Country Fire Authority (CFA), Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), the State Emergency Service (VIC SES) and the Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC).

We can also draw on long-established relationships with fire experts and can call on them as expert witnesses and to provide expert opinion.

The only legal firm in Australia with a team dedicated to the emergency services industry operating at a national level, Maddocks has acted for a number of fire services for the past 15 years and understand these organisations and their operating environments.

Maddocks represented the Country Fire Authority in the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission and acted for the Macedon Ranges Shire Council following the Ash Wednesday bushfires. The firm also acts for the Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC), Country Fire Authority (CFA), Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), the State Emergency Service (VIC SES) and the Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC).

We can also draw on long-established relationships with fire experts and can call on them as expert witnesses and to provide expert opinion.