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 the Commonwealth Government in drafting and negotiating major agreements June 23, 2017

Maddocks advised the Commonwealth Department of Health on the drafting and negotiation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement (the 6CPA) with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Since 1990, the Government and the Pharmacy Guild have … Continued

Latest News

Briefing council: Maddocks launches Victorian local government blog July 20, 2017

Thursday 20 July 2017 Maddocks has today launched Council Brief, a blog designed to highlight and discuss issues of importance to the Victorian local government sector. Leveraging 132 years of experience working with Victorian councils, … Continued

Latest Article

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: FWC announces casual conversion clauses in modern awards, and domestic violence leave is next July 14, 2017

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has kicked off the new financial year by announcing two proposed changes to modern awards as a result of the four yearly modern award review. The changes are that: • … 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).