Maddocks

Government is important to us. Our lawyers appreciate the complexities of working in Government, including the conventions and complex legislative requirements. We work closely with public servants, ministers, parliamentary committees, departments, agencies, statutory authorities and government-owned corporations. Within the sector, our dedicated industry teams focus on Federal, State and Local Government. We also have cross-disciplinary specialist teams, such as the Climate Change & Sustainability and Fire & Emergency Services, who work across all levels of government and offer a holistic view of the business and legal landscape.

Cunneen case hampers public servants’ work

The High Court ruling in favour of Margaret Cunneen is the first time the powers of NSW's Independent Commission Against Corruption were tested by the court. Michael Winram outlines the implications for the public service when a member of the public lies. Read More

Getting the most from your technology procurement

Technology acquisition — especially when buying as a service through a cloud provider — is still quite immature, and often means the checks that would normally be made for a more visible project or product, are not made. Read More