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.

Latest News


Employment and Workplace Relations update: Deadline looms for employers to comply with new casual conversion provisions

Employers with 15 or more employees at a particular time have until Monday 27 September 2021 to comply with the new casual conversion provisions in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). Employers who have not completed the process by the 27 September 2021 deadline risk non-compliance.



Construction and Infrastructure update: Victorian Government publishes new Directions in response to construction industry shutdown

Overnight, the Victorian Government published new Directions preventing most construction sites from operating for two weeks (until 4 October 2021) subject to some limited exceptions. Here’s what you need to know.



Construction and Infrastructure update: Victorian Government provides further detail on construction industry COVID-19 restrictions

On Friday 17 September, the Victorian Government published the Workplace (Additional Industry Obligations) Directions (No 42) and COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 2) providing further light on the restrictions announced earlier in the week. Our latest Construction and Infrastructure update highlights the additional workplace obligations specifically in relation to the new restrictions on construction sites, the mandatory vaccinations and the new obligations on operators.


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.

Due to the current lockdown, our staff are again working remotely and 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.