Commercial and Corporate

KCL Law's commercial and corporate lawyers provide strategic, commercially focused advice to clients from a diverse range of industries.

KCL Law is a medium-size, Melbourne law firm offering a full range of legal services across the following key practice areas:

While partnering with clients from all sectors, we have a number of industry focused groups — including Entertainment, Franchise, Insurance, Owners Corporation, Retail, and Transport and Logistics — and a special interest US Practice.

Since 1981, we have delivered our clients — including SMEs, family businesses and high-net-worth individuals — superior value through the diversity, expertise and direct involvement of Principal Lawyers, who continue to provide highly strategic advice and representation.

Latest News


Media release: Commercial and corporate lawyer Alex Garfinkel appointed to Associate, effective 1 July

KCL Law is delighted to announce the appointment of Alex Garfinkel, Commercial and Corporate, to Associate, effective 1 July 2019.



Estate Group update: High Court rules that insolvent trading trusts must first pay employees

Last week, the High Court of Australia handed down a ruling that means payment of employee entitlements will now take priority over both secured and unsecured creditors of insolvent trading trusts.



Estate Group update: Voluntary Assisted Dying Act effective 19 June 2019

From 19 June 2019, Victoria will become the first state in Australia to legalise voluntary assisted dying — allowing Victorians in late stages of advanced illnesses the opportunity to end their life in a peaceful and pain-free manner.