Commercial and Corporate

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

About KCL Law

KCL Law is a Melbourne law firm led by a diverse and progressive group of expert lawyers. We deliver strategic outcomes to our clients — achieved by a balance of expert legal acumen, creative thinking and informed commercial insight — in a concise and accessible manner.

KCL Law offers a full range of legal services across the following key practice areas: Banking and Finance (Property and Corporate); Building and Construction; Commercial and Corporate; Employment and Workplace Relations; Estate Group; Family Law; Intellectual Property and IT; Litigation and Dispute Resolution including mediation; and Property.

We also have a number of industry focused groups — including Entertainment, Franchise, Insurance, Owners Corporation, Retail, and Transport and Logistics — and a special interest US Practice.

For over 35 years, we have delivered our clients superior value through diversity, expertise and direct involvement of Principal Lawyers, who continue to provide highly strategic advice and representation.

Formerly Kliger Partners and established in 1981, the firm has grown considerably as we have welcomed new clients and developed highly specialised legal proficiency. KCL Law is a reflection of our evolution as we continue to meet client needs and new challenges.

Latest News


Building and Construction case note: Supreme Court limits VBA powers after Certificate of Occupancy issued

In the recent case LU Simon Builders Pty Ltd v Victorian Building Authority [2017] VRC 805 in the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Court determined whether the relevant State authorities have the power under s37B of the Building Act 1993 to give a ‘direction to fix building work’ to a builder after a certificate inspection or an occupancy permit has been issued for a building.



Media release: KCL Law assists Johns Lyng Group in company demergers

In the last quarter of 2017, KCL Law assisted the Johns Lyng Group (JLG) in a complex demerging of subsidiary businesses prior to, and in preparation for, its ASX listing.



Media release: Property leasing lawyer Darren Vance joins KCL Law

KCL Law is delighted to announce the appointment of leasing specialist Darren Vance as Special Counsel in the firm’s Property practice.