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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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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

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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

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Back to the future? Five key legal considerations for developers when dealing with industrial sites November 17, 2017

As Melbourne continues to grow with increasing density, the complexities surrounding the interface of industrial precincts with adjoining residential development sites also continue to grow. That issue was put into real context following the recent … Continued

Investment

Our Financial Services team works together with their clients to ensure the security and structuring of their investments.

How can we help?

Investments and Private Equity – Structuring

  • Legal and tax due diligence of acquisitions and divestments of interests in collective investment and other private equity structures (equities, alternative investments, property, infrastructure)
  • Establishment of special purpose investment vehicles, shareholder joint venture and partnership style arrangements
    Outsourcing – Investments, Custody and Administration
  • Investment mandates, investment management agreements, equities, fixed interest, infrastructure), transition manager agreements
  • Currency overlay and derivative hedge agreements, custody and administration services agreements.

Derivatives

  • Development of risk management provisions for Exchange Traded Over The Counter derivatives to control their use and to place counterparties on notice of any limitations and constraints
  • Legal analysis of futures trading arrangements.

Property Investment

  • Advising on all aspects of real estate acquisitions, including property due diligence and negotiating, exchanging and settling a variety of acquisition models, corporate and tax structuring advice, joint venture and property development agreements, property finance, master leasing documentation and construction documentation.

Our Financial Services team works together with their clients to ensure the security and structuring of their investments.

How can we help?

Investments and Private Equity – Structuring

  • Legal and tax due diligence of acquisitions and divestments of interests in collective investment and other private equity structures (equities, alternative investments, property, infrastructure)
  • Establishment of special purpose investment vehicles, shareholder joint venture and partnership style arrangements
    Outsourcing – Investments, Custody and Administration
  • Investment mandates, investment management agreements, equities, fixed interest, infrastructure), transition manager agreements
  • Currency overlay and derivative hedge agreements, custody and administration services agreements.

Derivatives

  • Development of risk management provisions for Exchange Traded Over The Counter derivatives to control their use and to place counterparties on notice of any limitations and constraints
  • Legal analysis of futures trading arrangements.

Property Investment

  • Advising on all aspects of real estate acquisitions, including property due diligence and negotiating, exchanging and settling a variety of acquisition models, corporate and tax structuring advice, joint venture and property development agreements, property finance, master leasing documentation and construction documentation.