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Providing probity advice to the Commonwealth Government May 26, 2017

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

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Capital appointments: Maddocks Canberra office continues growth surge with addition of DLA Piper team May 1, 2017

Monday 1 May 2017 Three partners and 10 lawyers and support staff have this week joined Maddocks’ Canberra office in a significant shake up of the legal market in Australia’s capital. Anthony Willis, Caroline Atkins … Continued

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Building regulations update May 23, 2017

The Building Amendment (Enforcement and Other Measures) Bill 2016 (Bill) was passed on 11 May 2017 and is awaiting assent. The Bill was amended twice before it was passed. The amendments were mostly minor although further … 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.