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

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

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Maddocks advises one of the world’s largest duty free companies on Australian market entry January 23, 2019

Law firm Maddocks has advised global duty free company Lotte Duty Free Singapore Pte Ltd, on the aquisition of Australian duty free company JR Duty Free. Under the deal, Lotte Duty Free aquired 100% of … Continued

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Bully no more – Fair Work Commission’s jurisdiction to hear Council anti-bullying application confirmed January 31, 2019

The Fair Work Commission has confirmed a Victorian local council is a ‘constitutionally-covered business’ and thus falls within the stop bullying jurisdiction of the Commission. The decision will have implications for larger Victorian councils regarding … Continued

Tax & Revenue

Our Tax and Revenue team advises a wide range of clients on tax issues relevant to their personal and business needs. The team is highly regarded for their ability to provide practical strategic advice. They regularly act for accountants, financial advisers, individual tax-payers and the executives of Australian, and multinational companies.

Our lawyers have wide-ranging experience, gained from working in larger accounting firms and the Australian Taxation Office, along with legal and accounting qualifications including post-graduate tax qualifications.

Our key strengths

We’re proud to deliver:

  • a thorough understanding of each client’s commercial objectives
  • a strong technical knowledge of the law
  • an ability to provide practical solutions which add real value.

The advice we provide is not simply about optimising a particular tax result, but strives to achieve solutions that are both tax efficient and commercially acceptable.

Our industry knowledge

We act for clients across a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, property and retail. Our professionals understand the tax issues regularly faced by clients and the commercial parameters within which they operate. We offer advice in:

Direct tax:

  • income and capital gains tax
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate reorganisations and distributions
  • sale of businesses
  • demergers and spin-offs
  • capital raisings
  • joint ventures and property developments
  • partnerships and trusts
  • product and private rulings
  • International tax (both inward and outward investment)
  • business succession and retirement planning
  • liquidations.

Indirect tax:

  • stamp duty and land tax
  • goods and services tax (GST)
  • fringe benefits tax (FBT).

Our Tax and Revenue team advises a wide range of clients on tax issues relevant to their personal and business needs. The team is highly regarded for their ability to provide practical strategic advice. They regularly act for accountants, financial advisers, individual tax-payers and the executives of Australian, and multinational companies.

Our lawyers have wide-ranging experience, gained from working in larger accounting firms and the Australian Taxation Office, along with legal and accounting qualifications including post-graduate tax qualifications.

Our key strengths

We’re proud to deliver:

  • a thorough understanding of each client’s commercial objectives
  • a strong technical knowledge of the law
  • an ability to provide practical solutions which add real value.

The advice we provide is not simply about optimising a particular tax result, but strives to achieve solutions that are both tax efficient and commercially acceptable.

Our industry knowledge

We act for clients across a variety of industries including construction, manufacturing, property and retail. Our professionals understand the tax issues regularly faced by clients and the commercial parameters within which they operate. We offer advice in:

Direct tax:

  • income and capital gains tax
  • mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate reorganisations and distributions
  • sale of businesses
  • demergers and spin-offs
  • capital raisings
  • joint ventures and property developments
  • partnerships and trusts
  • product and private rulings
  • International tax (both inward and outward investment)
  • business succession and retirement planning
  • liquidations.

Indirect tax:

  • stamp duty and land tax
  • goods and services tax (GST)
  • fringe benefits tax (FBT).