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


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.



Insolvency update: Statutory demands — Federal Government grants another extension

On 7 September 2020, the Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced that the temporary changes to insolvency laws which came into effect on 25 March 2020 will be extended to 31 December 2020.



Construction and Infrastructure update: New extension of time proposed for Victorians seeking cladding cost claims

On Thursday 3 September, the Cladding Safety Victoria Bill 2020 was introduced into parliament by the Hon Lily D’Ambrosio. For more information about the Bill, and what it means for Victorians with non-compliant or non-conforming external wall cladding products, read our latest Construction and Infrastructure legal update.


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.