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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

Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks appoints leading energy and resources partner November 19, 2019

Tuesday 19 November 2019 Maddocks has appointed one of Australia’s leading energy and resources lawyers. Peter Limbers will be joining Maddocks as a partner in Sydney in early 2020. Peter is widely recognised as one … Continued

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The Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019 – ESMs, rent reviews and cooling off December 12, 2019

Since the issue of VCAT’s advisory opinion in May 2015 (Opinion), the retail leasing sector has been grappling with uncertainty about a landlord’s ability to recover from a tenant certain costs incurred in complying with … Continued

Mergers & Acquisitions

“They’ve been fundamental to our growth strategy. We couldn’t have done everything without their level of diligence.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Our Mergers & Acquisitions team advises Australian and international businesses on all aspects of their expansion, divestment and succession planning strategies.

Our experienced team has advised on a wide range of acquisitions, takeovers, schemes of arrangement, disposals, joint ventures and strategic investments and has the depth of talent and resources to advise on the most technically complex matters.  Many of our team members have been involved in some of Australia’s largest and most sophisticated M&A transactions.

How can we help?

Our M&A partners have a hands on, practical and commercial approach and lead our teams to ensure transactions are implemented efficiently.

Maddocks offers clients a multi-disciplinary team – bringing together experts in corporate and securities law, competition and regulatory law, employment, financial services, intellectual property, planning and real property superannuation, tax and other specialist areas – to deliver a commercially focused, solutions-oriented service.

We advise on:

  • corporate restructures
  • business acquisitions and disposals
  • takeovers, defences and schemes of arrangement
  • cross-border transactions
  • competitive tender processes
  • tax structuring and stamp duty implications
  • due diligence and risk management programs, including warranty and indemnity insurance
  • regulatory approvals, including liaising with the Foreign Investment Review Board, the Australian Securities Exchange, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • acquisition financing, including leveraged senior debt facilities and funding through equity capital markets
  • directors’ duties, conflicts of interest and corporate governance issues.

Our clients include multinationals, public listed companies, private equity fund managers, SMEs and family run businesses in a wide range of industries, including agriculture, education, energy, health, financial services, manufacturing, mining, retail, software as a service and technology.

Recognition

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 – “Stands out for its mid-market focus, ready access to partners and close attention to client service”
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015/2016 – Ranked for M&A
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014/2015 – Ranked for M&A
  • IFLR 1000 2014 – Ranked in M&A

“They’ve been fundamental to our growth strategy. We couldn’t have done everything without their level of diligence.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Our Mergers & Acquisitions team advises Australian and international businesses on all aspects of their expansion, divestment and succession planning strategies.

Our experienced team has advised on a wide range of acquisitions, takeovers, schemes of arrangement, disposals, joint ventures and strategic investments and has the depth of talent and resources to advise on the most technically complex matters.  Many of our team members have been involved in some of Australia’s largest and most sophisticated M&A transactions.

How can we help?

Our M&A partners have a hands on, practical and commercial approach and lead our teams to ensure transactions are implemented efficiently.

Maddocks offers clients a multi-disciplinary team – bringing together experts in corporate and securities law, competition and regulatory law, employment, financial services, intellectual property, planning and real property superannuation, tax and other specialist areas – to deliver a commercially focused, solutions-oriented service.

We advise on:

  • corporate restructures
  • business acquisitions and disposals
  • takeovers, defences and schemes of arrangement
  • cross-border transactions
  • competitive tender processes
  • tax structuring and stamp duty implications
  • due diligence and risk management programs, including warranty and indemnity insurance
  • regulatory approvals, including liaising with the Foreign Investment Review Board, the Australian Securities Exchange, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • acquisition financing, including leveraged senior debt facilities and funding through equity capital markets
  • directors’ duties, conflicts of interest and corporate governance issues.

Our clients include multinationals, public listed companies, private equity fund managers, SMEs and family run businesses in a wide range of industries, including agriculture, education, energy, health, financial services, manufacturing, mining, retail, software as a service and technology.

Recognition

  • Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017 – “Stands out for its mid-market focus, ready access to partners and close attention to client service”
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015/2016 – Ranked for M&A
  • Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014/2015 – Ranked for M&A
  • IFLR 1000 2014 – Ranked in M&A