KHQ - Kelly Hazell Quill

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Patner of the Year Finalist for 2016

Partner of the Year Finalist

KHQ is proud to announce that David Kelly has been selected as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly "Partner of the Year Awards".

Corporate & Commercial

Corporate transactions, commercial contracts, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and more. KHQ can handle all of your business's corporate and commercial legal needs.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

We understand that litigation is not a pleasant process and that you need your lawyers to focus on getting you the best result possible, as quickly as possible.

Workplace Relations & Employment

Full service industrial relations and employment expertise drawn from experience in a variety of top-tier and in-house corporate roles.

Commercial Property & Development

We have extensive experience acting for significant property owners and developers and can provide important advice to minimise risks of a wide range of transactions.

Intellectual Property

We advise local and international clients across a diverse range of industries on protecting, exploiting and commercialising their intellectual property rights.

Franchising, Licensing & Distribution

The members of our franchise team have assisted many clients grow from small enterprises to national and international business systems.


Our lawyers have provided services to the government sector for more than 10 years. We are recognised on the Commonwealth Governments Legal Services Multi-Use List.

Marketing, Advertising & Promotions

From consumer promotions to packaging and labeling, KHQ has the knowledge required to ensure compliance for your organisation.


IT and technology licensing, online legal issues, venture capital and other fundraising, start-ups, international trade and negotiations.

Recent Blog Articles

Litigation in Victoria - the Civil Procedure Act

If you or your organisation become involved in a dispute, you should be aware of the obligations which the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic) (Act) imposes on parties, legal practitioners and law practices in relation to the conduct of litigation in Victoria. The undeniably lofty ...

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Inherent requirements - why you should resist the urge to just jump to conclusions!

A recent Fair Work Commission (FWC) case has served as a reminder of what employers should not do when they are concerned that an employee can’t fulfil the inherent requirements of their job. Background In Rodney Billett v West Coast Council [2016] FWC 4252, 51&n...

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Fair Work Commission - 4 Yearly Modern Award Review

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) is required to conduct a 4 Yearly Modern Award Review (Review), and whilst this process is still occurring, the FWC has released a number of key changes as part of its Review which will impact on many major industries such as construction, manufactu...

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