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


Privacy article: Mandatory data breach reporting comes to Australia — new notification requirements under the Privacy Act

This article was authored by Daniel Kovacs, Principal Lawyer, and Alex Garfinkel, Lawyer, and was originally published in Volume 15 Number 4 of the LexisNexis Privacy Law Bulletin.



Commercial and Corporate update: New laws to limit parties’ rights of enforcement in the event of an insolvency

On 1 July 2018, new provisions in the Corporations Act 2001 come into effect that will significantly limit the enforcement of contractual rights that apply on the occurrence of various insolvency related events. In preparation of the new regime, existing standard form contracts and contracts to be entered into after 1 July 2018 should be reviewed.



Building and Construction case note: Court decision provides guidance on how to revise, correct or withdraw a payment claim under the Security of Payment Act

A recent decision in the Supreme Court of Victoria has provided some welcome guidance on how builders may revise, correct or withdraw a payment claim made under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic).