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


Employment and Workplace Relations update: Victorian labour hire licensing laws ― still time to apply without penalty

Our latest Employment and Workplace Relations update looks at the Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) which is now in effect in Victoria.



Property update: Land tax — narrowing of exemption on property adjoining principal place of residence

From 31 December 2019, the land tax exemption for separately titled land adjoining a principal place of residence will no longer apply to certain metropolitan land owners. Our latest Property update looks at the changes to the current land tax exemption and explains what metropolitan home owners with adjoining land can do to overcome paying land tax.



Property update: Business buyers and assignees of leases ― duty on acquisition of fixtures of significant value now in effect

Earlier this year, the Victorian Government amended the Duties Act 2000 (Vic) so that acquisition of fixtures of a significant value will attract duty. Our latest Property update outlines what buyers of businesses and assignees of leases need to know in regard to duty on fixtures.