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, Retail and Transport and Logistics — and a special 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.

It's business as usual at KCL Law

KCL Law is pleased to advise our staff have returned to working in the office and our lawyers are available for meetings in-person by appointment.

We wish to assure our valued clients that all the necessary COVIDSafe precautions have been implemented to ensure your safety.

We take this opportunity to thank you for your understanding and patience during these extraordinary times, and look forward to welcoming you back into our office.

Latest News

04/5/2021

Construction and Infrastructure case note: Victorian Court of Appeal delivers significant judgment on claims for excluded amounts

Recently, the Victorian Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Yuanda Vic Pty Ltd v Façade Designs International Pty Ltd [2021] VSCA 44. Our latest Construction and Infrastructure case note looks at the decision which made a key finding regarding ‘excluded amounts’ which can have a significant impact on those in the construction industry that either issue or receive payment claims.

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27/4/2021

Construction and Infrastructure case note: Court of Appeal finds in favour of landmark 2019 Lacrosse building decision

Our latest Construction and Infrastructure case note looks at the recent decision by the Supreme Court of Victoria Court of Appeal in respect of the Lacrosse apartment tower fire in the case of Tanah Merah Vic Pty Ltd & Ors v Owners Corporation No 1 of PS613436T and Ors [2021] VSCA 72.

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20/4/2021

Estate Group update: Electronic execution of documents becomes permanent in Victoria

The Victorian Government has taken a big step into the 21st century by introducing permanent legislation authorising remote witnessing and electronic execution of legal documents, which comes into effect on Monday 26 April, 2021. The new legislation will afford clients and practitioners alike flexibility around execution of documents, particularly in times of travel restrictions, health crises and urgency.

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