About Us

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

Assisting on whole of government technology agreements November 2, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) on its whole of government purchasing agreement with SAP. The DTA was set up in 2015 to assist government departments and agencies with digital transformation and … Continued

Latest News

Winner of the first William Ah Ket Scholarship announced November 21, 2017

Tuesday 21 November 2017 A solicitor in a Victorian government agency is the first winner of the William Ah Ket Scholarship, a $5,000 prize named after the first barrister of Chinese heritage in Australia. K … Continued

Latest Article

Maximum term contracts considered by the Commission: has their use expired? December 11, 2017

Last week, in what is a decision with potentially significant implications, the Fair Work Commission Full Bench has overturned the legal principle underpinning the widespread use of maximum term contracts. These contracts are a common … Continued

Funds Management

Our dedicated, specialised Funds Management team advises on a full range of issues reflecting the managed fund lifecycle, including:

  • Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensing
  • fund establishment – wholesale funds and retail funds
  • compliance
  • investment structures
  • divestment strategies
  • termination.

Our client funds range from responsible entities of managed funds, trustees of wholesale funds, and custodians.

How can we help?

Our services include:

Funds Management

  • Establishment of wholesale and retail managed funds, registration and licencing of responsible entities, advice concerning regulation of managed funds
  • Preparation and review of information memoranda and product disclosure statements, advice in relation to regulatory issues, liaising with ASIC.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Restructure and re-organisation of managed funds; mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Asset divestment, responsible entity replacement, refinancing of managed funds and advice concerning financially distressed managed funds.

Licencing and Regulatory

  • Issue and variation of Australian Financial Services Licences
  • Dispute resolution, regulatory issues, breach notices and inquiries initiated by ASIC.

Disclosure Documents

  • Preparing and reviewing information memoranda and product disclosure statements and advising on compliance with disclosure requirements generally and member reporting.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Strategic advice on initiation and defence of proceedings in the funds management and superannuation sphere; general conduct and stewardship of proceedings.

Corporate Governance

  • Advice in relation to corporate governance issues, conflicts of interests and duty, delegations, codes of conduct and meeting protocols
  • Risk management and advice concerning regulatory issues arising with the regulator, ASIC.

Our dedicated, specialised Funds Management team advises on a full range of issues reflecting the managed fund lifecycle, including:

  • Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensing
  • fund establishment – wholesale funds and retail funds
  • compliance
  • investment structures
  • divestment strategies
  • termination.

Our client funds range from responsible entities of managed funds, trustees of wholesale funds, and custodians.

How can we help?

Our services include:

Funds Management

  • Establishment of wholesale and retail managed funds, registration and licencing of responsible entities, advice concerning regulation of managed funds
  • Preparation and review of information memoranda and product disclosure statements, advice in relation to regulatory issues, liaising with ASIC.

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Restructure and re-organisation of managed funds; mergers, acquisitions and disposals
  • Asset divestment, responsible entity replacement, refinancing of managed funds and advice concerning financially distressed managed funds.

Licencing and Regulatory

  • Issue and variation of Australian Financial Services Licences
  • Dispute resolution, regulatory issues, breach notices and inquiries initiated by ASIC.

Disclosure Documents

  • Preparing and reviewing information memoranda and product disclosure statements and advising on compliance with disclosure requirements generally and member reporting.

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

  • Strategic advice on initiation and defence of proceedings in the funds management and superannuation sphere; general conduct and stewardship of proceedings.

Corporate Governance

  • Advice in relation to corporate governance issues, conflicts of interests and duty, delegations, codes of conduct and meeting protocols
  • Risk management and advice concerning regulatory issues arising with the regulator, ASIC.