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

Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

Latest News

Strong signals: Maddocks advises on television broadcast services outsourcing October 10, 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018 Maddocks has advised NPC Media on its deal to provide playout services for Southern Cross Austereo’s 105 television broadcast signals through NPC Media’s new playout centre. NPC Media is a joint … Continued

Latest Article

When being natural can be misleading: recent consideration of organic product claims October 15, 2018

Recent decisions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Court of Appeal have demonstrated that it can be a fine line between branding and product claims: with a wrong step amounting to … 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).