Senior Special Counsel

Geoff Kliger

Geoff Kliger

Senior Special Counsel

LLB | Accredited Property Law Specialist


Legal secretary: Jennifer Hawke

+61 3 8600 8878

gkliger@kcllaw.com.au

Geoff has been in practice for more than 40 years and is highly experienced in commercial law, specialising particularly in property.

As an Accredited Property Law Specialist, a former member of the Law Institute of Victoria Property Law Advisory Committee and coming from a family with a long involvement in real estate, Geoff has seen the industry from all sides. He offers clients the benefit of this wealth of experience.

In order to provide clients with the broadest perspective on their transactions, Geoff believes a good property specialist must have wide expertise in general commercial law.

Geoff’s astute commercial approach and reputation for “getting the deal done” gives KCL Laws’ clients a real advantage in the marketplace.

Areas of practice

Commercial and corporate

  • Corporations law
  • Distribution and agency matters
  • Drafting and negotiating general commercial agreements
  • Drafting of trading terms
  • Estate planning
  • Finance
  • Franchising and licensing
  • Guarantees and indemnities
  • Investment dealings
  • Liquor licensing
  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Shareholder dealings

Owners corporation

  • Establishment and structuring
  • Disputes
  • Owners corporation contracts, including management contracts, licences and leases
  • Owners corporation rules
  • Owners corporation managers advise

Property

  • Adverse possession
  • Commercial, retail and industrial sales and purchases
  • Commercial and retail leasing
  • Covenants and easements
  • Estate agents
  • Foreign investment planning
  • General law conveyancing
  • Joint venture developments
  • Owners corporation — negotiating and planning
  • Project development agreements
  • Strata and stratum titles
  • Subdivision and developments
  • Town planning
  • Transfer of Land Act

Professional memberships

  • Law Institute of Victoria
  • Mentor and Melbourne Law School Mentor

Admitted to practice

  • 1973 — Supreme Court of Victoria