Awards and Recognition

Our Proudest Achievements

Best Lawyers 2018

Recognised by 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!

30 Under 30 Finalist - Amelia Edwards

30 Under 30 Finalist - Amelia Edwards

We are delighted to announce that Amelia Edwards, a lawyer in our corporate & commercial team, is a finalist for the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Award 2017. Amelia is an exceptional young lawyer – not only is she an integral part of our corporate & commercial and marketing law teams, but she’s also involved with a small theatre production company and regularly volunteers with a community legal service.

Said Managing Director, David Kelly, “Amelia (aka ACE) joined us as a graduate in 2014. We are very proud of her rapid career progression. She embodies our core value: passionate about being the best.”

Read more about Amelia’s skills and experience here.

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 of our Workplace Relations & OHS team, has been ranked a Band 1 ‘Leading Individual’ by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific for the third consecutive year. Our Workplace Relations & OHS team has again been recognised as a Leading Firm (Employment) with an improved ranking. Well done to Chris & the team!

Who's Who Legal: Franchise 2016

Who's Who Legal: Franchise 2016

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.

KHQ is Doyle's Recommended

KHQ is Doyle's Recommended

KHQ Lawyers is proud to be listed as a 'recommended' firm in the Doyle's Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms (Melbourne) 2017.

Boutique Firm of the Year 2016

Boutique Firm of the Year 2016

We are proud to announce that KHQ Lawyers is a Finalist for the Australian Boutique Firm of the Year in the 2016 Australasian Law Awards!

Partner of the Year Finalist

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".

Best Lawyers in Australia 2016

Best Lawyers in Australia 2016

Kelly Hazell Quill is proud to announce that Peter Buberis and Fiona Gilbert have again been recognised as leaders in their field in the Ninth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia.

The list of Australia's best published in the Australian Financial Review includes lawyers in private practice, chosen through an exhaustive survey where top lawyers evaluate their professional peers. Ultimately a lawyer's inclusion is based on the subjective judgments of his or her fellow lawyers.

Client 'Tesserent' launches IPO

Client 'Tesserent' launches IPO

KHQ is proud to announce its involvement in the successful public offering of Tesserent Limited. We would like to congratulate Andrew Walker and his team, senior associate Kate Landells and Lisa Praszkier, on their hard work and accomplishment. The announcement article can be found below;