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


Banking and Finance case note: When establishment fees may be construed as a penalty

The recent case of Melbourne Linh Son Buddhist Society Inc v Gippsreal Ltd [2017] VSCA 161 provides guidance on the factors a Court will consider in determining whether an establishment fee is enforceable against a borrower.



Media release: Family lawyer Rebecca Goldman appointed Principal Lawyer

KCL Law is pleased to announce the appointment of Rebecca Goldman to Principal Lawyer.



Property update: Purchasers to withhold GST on new residential properties in new regime

On 7 February 2018, the Federal Government introduced its Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 to change the regime for recovery of GST in certain residential real estate transactions. Our latest property update provides an overview of the new regime which if passed will come into effect 1 July 2018.