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.

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.

Latest News

30/3/2020

Property update: National moratorium on eviction announced

On Sunday, the National Cabinet announced its principles for relief for commercial tenants, including a moratorium on eviction for non-payment of rent for commercial tenants in financial difficulty due to COVID-19. Our latest Property update lists the principles agreed by the National Cabinet, and explains what landlords and tenants should do and how we can assist.

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30/3/2020

Media release: KCL Law advises a syndicate led by Payton Capital

KCL Law’s Banking and Finance team were delighted to advise a syndicate led by Payton Capital and comprising offshore institutional investors on an $80 million senior syndicated facility for the Australia 108 development — Australia’s tallest high-rise tower in Melbourne's Southbank. The financing was used in part to refinance the previous construction financing for the development.

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26/3/2020

Insolvency update: Temporary amendments to the Corporations Act provide breathing room for businesses in financial difficulty amid COVID-19 pandemic

Our latest Insolvency update looks at the temporary changes to insolvency laws implemented by the Federal Government to assist small and medium sized businesses experiencing financial difficulty and to prevent those companies going into liquidation.

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