KHQ - Kelly Hazell Quill

Passionate about being the Best

Boutique Firm of the Year 2017

Boutique Firm of the Year 2017

We are proud to announce that KHQ Lawyers is a Finalist for the Australian Boutique Firm of the Year in the 2017 Australasian Law Awards.
 

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Chris Gianatti (Director, Workplace Relations & OHS) has been ranked a Band 1 ‘Leading Individual’ for the 3rd consecutive year.
 

Best Lawyers 2018

Best Lawyers - Australia

Chris Gianatti, David Krolikowski, Fiona Gilbert, Peter Buberis and Gina Capasso have all been recognised in the 10th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Australia!

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

Surrogacy - court rules couple are not "legal parents"

The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia recently handed down a decision regarding a couple who were seeking to become the legal parents of their child, who was born overseas under a commercial surrogacy arrangement. Surrogacy in Australia Currently in Australia, eac...

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Would Port Power have tort the Suns a lesson?

The recent Ken Hinkley/Gold Coast Suns issue has since been resolved by Hinkley signing a new deal with Port Adelaide, but it does raise the question of what the club would have done if Gold Coast had poached him. In respect of Hinkley, would Port have gone down the same path ...

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Franchise update: Vulnerable Workers Bill passes

The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 passed on 5 September 2017.  Despite efforts by the Franchise Council of Australia and others in the franchising industry, the amendments targeted at making franchisors liable for Fair Work Act contraventions ...

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