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 probity advice to the Commonwealth Government May 26, 2017

We advised the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) of the Department of the Environment and Energy in relation to the two-stage procurement of a new ice-breaker ship. Maddocks was the probity adviser to the AAD for … Continued

Latest News

Capital appointments: Maddocks Canberra office continues growth surge with addition of DLA Piper team May 1, 2017

Monday 1 May 2017 Three partners and 10 lawyers and support staff have this week joined Maddocks’ Canberra office in a significant shake up of the legal market in Australia’s capital. Anthony Willis, Caroline Atkins … Continued

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Building regulations update May 23, 2017

The Building Amendment (Enforcement and Other Measures) Bill 2016 (Bill) was passed on 11 May 2017 and is awaiting assent. The Bill was amended twice before it was passed. The amendments were mostly minor although further … 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).