KHQ - Kelly Hazell Quill

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Patner of the Year Finalist for 2016

Recent Recognition

KHQ is proud to announce that it was a finalist for Australian Boutique Firm of the Year at the 2016 Australasian Law Awards, and David Kelly was selected as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly 2016 "Partner of the Year Awards"

Who's Who Legal: Franchising

KHQ Lawyers is proud to announce that both Peter Buberis and Iain Irvine have received international recognition with their inclusion in the Who’s Who Legal: Franchise 2016. Who’s Who Legal conducts independent research with clients and peers to identify the world’s leading franchise lawyers for inclusion in this annual publication. This is the fourth time Peter has been so recognised, with Iain being included for the first time. This award is testament to the outstanding skills and expertise of our franchise team.



Who's Who Legal: Franchise 2016
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.

Government
 

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.

Technology
 

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

Recent Blog Articles

Escrow agreements - how to ensure access to your key software

Software is a key asset of many businesses. It may be essential to the ongoing operation of the business. Accordingly, significant business interruption and loss could be suffered if a business owner lost the ability to effectively use, maintain or modify that software. This coul...

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Franchise Code: ACCC seeks penalties for alleged breach

It is mandatory under the Franchising Code of Conduct for a franchisor to disclose relevant business experience to prospective franchisees, including information about previous insolvency events. For the first time, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has...

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Offensive “banter” – on the lower end of the scale of seriousness

A truck driver has won back his job after being dismissed for misconduct which included making lewd, crude, sexist and Islamophobic comments – here is the decision in Goodall v Mt Arthur Coal Pty Ltd T/A Mt Arthur Coal [2016] FWC 4129. What happened? Goodall was...

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