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

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

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).