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: KCL Law advises Emerald Grain on $180 million Borrowing Base Facility Agreement

KCL Law’s Banking and Finance team has advised Emerald Grain Pty Ltd, and new shareholding consortium led by Roc Partners, in connection with Emerald Grain’s entry into a $180 million Borrowing Base Facility Agreement with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation.



Construction and Infrastructure case note: Supreme Court of Victoria provides guidance on minimal requirements of a payment schedule

In our latest Construction and Infrastructure case note, we look specifically at the findings by the Honourable Justice Stynes in respect of the validity of the payment schedule in BCS Infrastructure Support Pty Ltd v Jones Lang Lasalle (NSW) Pty Ltd [2020] VSC 739.



Estate Group update: Get your trust deeds updated! Changes to foreign trust purchaser rules for New South Wales are coming

From 1 January 2021, if a trust owns or purchases residential property in New South Wales, the trust may be subject to additional stamp duty and land tax unless the trust deed is amended before 31 December 2020.


It's business as usual at KCL Law

We wish to assure our valued clients that it is business as usual and that they will continue to receive the same high-quality service.

While our staff may be working remotely, they are readily accessible via email and telephone. All meetings will now be conducted via telephone, teleconference or video conferencing.

KCL Law takes this opportunity to thank you for your understanding in these extraordinary circumstances.