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


Property update: Amended regulations for commercial and retail leases rent relief — your questions answered

On 29 September 2020, the regulations governing a commercial or retail tenant’s entitlement to rent relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic changed substantially. Our latest Property update looks at the most important elements and key questions relating to the Covid-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020.



Property update: New Retail Leases Amendment Act introduces substantial changes for landlords and tenants

The new Retail Leases Amendment Act 2020 (the Act) makes substantial changes to the law relating to retail leases in Victoria. Our latest Property update provides a summary of the changes and, more specifically, looks at how the changes impact landlords and tenants in regard to retail leases in Victoria.



Litigation and Dispute Resolution case note: Important Victorian decision on priority dispute has implications that could reach well beyond transport industry

Earlier this year, KCL Law acted for the Plaintiff in the case of Tasman Logistics Services Pty Ltd v Seaco Global Aust Pty Ltd & Ors [2020] VSC 100, which decided an important question under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) of who has priority. Our latest Litigation and Dispute Resolution case note looks at the Court proceedings and decision, and highlights the implications that could reach well beyond transport industry.


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.