Welcome to Maddocks on the Mic - the official podcast of Maddocks lawyers. Dive into bite sized series from around the firm aimed at educating and hopefully entertaining too!
Privacy as a Priority | Government and the Public Sector
In the episode, listeners will hear from Partner Sonia Sharma as she talks to Katherine Armytage and Harriet Royle as they discuss the latest issues in privacy to celebrate Privacy Awareness Week. With a focus on the Government and Public Sector, listeners will hear from our privacy experts about leading cases, practical tips and personal stories on how to make Privacy a Priority in 2021.
Day One | The importance of privacy during a pandemic
Amelia and Declan are joined by Partner Katherine Armytage and Lawyer Tara Dhanushkoti, who both work in the privacy team at Maddocks. They find out more about Katherine’s practice, the privacy work on the vaccine rollout, and some of Tara's experiences working on high-profile matters and her advice to law students looking to join a legal firm.
Day One | Avoiding professional 'burn out'
Debra is an account manager at the Centre for Corporate Health and has worked in mental health and wellbeing for over 20 years. She is passionate about supporting employees in workplaces to maintain mental health and wellbeing. Amelia and Declan will find out more about mental health, what can impact it and how to avoid professional 'burn out'.
If you or someone you know is suffering, please reach out to Beyond Blue, Headspace or Lifeline. Numbers below
Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636
Lifeline: 13 11 14
Day One | CEO David Newman on leading a hybrid law firm and the future of young lawyers
Amelia and Declan sit down with Maddocks CEO, David Newman. David was appointed to the role in October 2020 and since then has been navigating a new normal, leading a hybrid law firm. Declan and Amelia find out more about David's start as a junior lawyer, his outlook for the firm and what young lawyers need to do to stand out.
Privacy in Public | Let's talk about security
Katherine, Indi and Emily take a closer look at Australian Privacy Principle 11, which is all about security and the steps that agencies and organisations need to take when it comes to security of their personal information.
Privacy in Public | Protecting an individual's personal information
Katherine, Indi and Tara look closely at one of the most important Australian Privacy Principles, APP 6, which is all about protecting an individual’s privacy when an entity or organisation use or disclose personal information. The intent is that an entity or organisation will generally use and disclose an individual's personal information only in ways the individual would expect or where one of the exceptions applies.