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

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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Gardening leave period included in restraining senior exec for 6 months!

The NSW Supreme Court has again re-affirmed that gardening leave periods will be considered in assessing the overall reasonableness of post-employment restraints.  In DP World Sydney Ltd v Guy [2016] NSWSC 1072, Justice White held that a restraint period of 3 months, whic...

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Concerns over Veda’s privacy practices

Credit reporting agency, Veda, recently came under fire over its privacy practices regarding disclosure of personal information for marketing purposes. Background Veda (a subsidiary of US credit reporting giant, Equifax) collates credit information about individuals an...

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