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The Best Lawyers™


More recognition for KHQ’s top flight team, with several of our lawyers being recognised in the 10th edition of The Best Lawyers™ in Australia!

This is the third consecutive year that Peter and Fiona have been so recognised, and the second consecutive year for Gina. Congratulations, team!

Legal 500 Asia Pacific Leading Firm 2018

Legal 500 Asia Pacific


We are proud to announce that KHQ Lawyers has again been recognised as a Leading Firm (Employment) in Australia for 2018 by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific.

Chris Gianatti, Director of our Workplace Relations & OHS team, is a Band 1 ‘Leading Individual’ for the fourth consecutive year, and Senior Associate Claire Brown joins the ranks as a Recommended lawyer.

Congratulations to Chris, Claire & the team!

Who's Who Legal


Peter Buberis and Iain Irvine have again received international recognition with their inclusion in the Who’s Who Legal for Franchise law in 2017.

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 fifth time Peter has been so recognised and according to Who’s Who Legal, Peter “impresses clients and peers alike with his strong client base and impressive understanding of the industry”. This is the second time that Iain has been recognised, with clients describing him as a “true leader in the franchise legal market”.

Many thanks to our clients for this wonderful recognition, and congratulations Peter & Iain!

Recent News & Insights

Significant changes to the Bankruptcy Act

Posted By on 13/12/17 at 10:28 AM

Under a bill introduced into Parliament earlier this year, the default period for bankruptcy in Australia is proposed to be significantly reduced from three years to one year (along with various other reforms). According to the Explanatory Memorandum which accompanied the Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives) Bill 2017, the reforms aim to: “… foster entrepreneurial behaviour … Read more

Married overseas? You’d better read this

Posted By on 11/12/17 at 11:21 AM

The reforms to the Marriage Act 1961 (“the Act”) commenced from midnight, 8 December 2017.  While many are still celebrating the long-awaited reforms, the changes to the Act have flow on consequences for same sex couples who married overseas. If you’re planning to get married  If you are planning on marrying your partner, you must … Read more