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, Retail and Transport and Logistics — and a special 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.

Unfortunately, due to the current lockdown that commenced 11.59 pm on Thursday 15 July our staff are again working remotely.

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

22/7/2021

Employment and Workplace Relations update: FWC changes to General Retail Industry Award providing more flexibility for part-time employees are now in effect

On 28 June 2021, the Fair Work Commission announced changes to the General Retail Industry Award 2020 providing more flexibility for part-time employees and their employers, which came into effect on 1 July 2021. Under the changes, employers and their part-time employees will be able to agree to extra hours by text message, email or other electronic means.

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29/6/2021

Media release: KCL Law’s Paul Beasant a ‘finalist’ in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2021

KCL Law is delighted to share the news that Paul Beasant, Special Counsel in our Estate Group, has been named a 'finalist' in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2021 for Special Counsel of the Year.

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29/6/2021

Estate Group update: Recent high-profile determination of superannuation death benefits highlights the need for proper planning and advice

Our latest Estate Group update looks at the recent high-profile determination of superannuation benefits in which Magistrate Rodney Higgins successfully claimed the $180,000.00 superannuation death benefit left by his late fiancée, 23-year-old Ashleigh Petrie.

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