Commercial and Corporate

KCL Law's commercial and corporate lawyers provide strategic, commercially focused advice to clients from a diverse range of industries.

About KCL Law

KCL Law is a Melbourne law firm led by a diverse and progressive group of expert lawyers. We deliver strategic outcomes to our clients — achieved by a balance of expert legal acumen, creative thinking and informed commercial insight — in a concise and accessible manner.

KCL Law offers a full range of legal services across the following key practice areas: Banking and Finance (Property and Corporate); Building and Construction; Commercial and Corporate; Employment and Workplace Relations; Estate Group; Family Law; Intellectual Property and IT; Litigation and Dispute Resolution including mediation; and Property.

We also have a number of industry focused groups — including Entertainment, Franchise, Insurance, Owners Corporation, Retail, and Transport and Logistics — and a special interest US Practice.

For over 35 years, we have delivered our clients superior value through diversity, expertise and direct involvement of Principal Lawyers, who continue to provide highly strategic advice and representation.

Formerly Kliger Partners and established in 1981, the firm has grown considerably as we have welcomed new clients and developed highly specialised legal proficiency. KCL Law is a reflection of our evolution as we continue to meet client needs and new challenges.

Latest News


Estate Group update: New legislation regulating medical treatment decisions will soon come into effect

Our latest Estate Group update explains what you need to know if you have an existing or are in the process of appointing an Enduring Power of Attorney before 12 March 2018.



Building and Construction update: The High Court’s gift to adjudication claimants on Valentine’s Day

On 14 february, the high court of australia dismissed appeals to review non-jurisdictional errors of



Building and Construction case note: Supreme Court limits VBA powers after Certificate of Occupancy issued

In the recent case LU Simon Builders Pty Ltd v Victorian Building Authority [2017] VRC 805 in the Supreme Court of Victoria, the Court determined whether the relevant State authorities have the power under s37B of the Building Act 1993 to give a ‘direction to fix building work’ to a builder after a certificate inspection or an occupancy permit has been issued for a building.