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

17/9/2018

Commercial and Corporate case note: Court’s decision ‘shredz’ $2.25 million from Heinz for misleading or deceptive health claims

In the recent case Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v H.J. Heinz Company Australia Limited [2018], the Federal Court determined that the well-known food manufacturer and food supplier, Heinz, breached the Australian Consumer Law by making misleading or deceptive representations that its ‘Little Kids fruit & veg SHREDZ‘ products were beneficial to the health of children aged 1 to 3 years.

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29/8/2018

Intellectual Property update: New IP Court list to provide affordable IP dispute resolution

On 1 July 2018, a specialist intellectual property (IP) list was introduced to the Federal Circuit Court system with the objective of providing efficient and cost effective dispute resolution for IP matters in a more consistent and timely manner.

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15/8/2018

Estate Group update: Superannuation Complaints Tribunal considers social media and text messages in decision to pay death benefit to claimed spouse

Our latest Estate Group update looks at the decision by the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal to uphold the decision of a retail superannuation fund trustee to pay a deceased member’s superannuation proceeds to his claimed spouse of nine months.

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