All Departments

Corporate & Commercial
 

Our corporate law group offers a focused, results driven capability to act in significant corporate transactions and important, sensitive governance matters.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
 

KHQ Lawyers acts for individuals and both large and small businesses in commercial litigation matters.

Workplace Relations & Employment

The Workplace Relations Group provides full service industrial relations and employment expertise drawn from longstanding experience in a variety of top tier and in-house corporate roles.

Commercial Property & Development

We have extensive expertise in advising on various commercial property transactions including commercial leasing, land development, sales and acquisitions, and related matters (such as taxation issues).

Intellectual Property
 

Our Intellectual Property team has extensive experience advising local and international clients on protecting, exploiting and commercialising their intellectual property (IP) rights across a diverse range of industries.

Franchising, Licensing & Distribution

Our franchise team is internationally recognised as experts in their field, and have assisted many clients grown from small enterprises to national and international business systems.

Private Wealth

Our team provides expert advice to businesses and business owners, high net worth individuals (including executives), families and intermediaries in relation to business structuring, succession planning and taxation law issues.

Marketing, Advertising & Promotions

From advertising and product labelling review, to marketing campaigns and consumer promotions, KHQ has the knowledge and experience to help you navigate the compliance maze.

KHQ Approved
 

Fixed price solutions across a range of legal areas, including contract review, marketing law, workplace relations & more. Top tier quality and a better approach.

Insolvency & Restructuring

In conjunction with the firm's other practice groups, particularly the commercial and corporate group, we can assist in the implementation of any proposed restructure.

Family Law

Our team includes accredited specialists who are also trained mediators and collaborative lawyers. We provide a range of family and relationship law services, including mediation and dispute resolution, and GLBTI related family law matters.

Government
 

We have provided services to the Government Sector for over 10 years and now are recognised on the Legal Services Multi-Use List (LSMUL) setup by the Commonwealth Government.

Pro Bono

KHQ Lawyers offers its support to good causes, to help those unable to afford legal assistance and to assist with matters of the public interest.

Technology

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

Recent Blog Articles

Workplace Relations

Employee's after hours meals made very expensive!

By Michael Cochrane & Jack Stuk ATO disallows overtime meal deduction and imposes penalties (Kael v ATO) Mr Kael (K) claimed as tax deductions, overtime meal expenses for two (2) years during which K worked on building sites during the day, with paperwork performed at n...

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Commercial Property

What is a retail lease?

By James Lainas & Jennifer Huppert In Victoria, retail leases are governed by the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) (Act).  If your lease is deemed to be a retail lease, the Act imposes extra obligations on landlords and affords extra protections to tenants.  Those ob...

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Workplace Relations

Record safety prosecution fine of $1m – traffic management

On 14 December 2016, the highest safety fine for a single OHS offence in Victoria was delivered to Toll Transport in the County Court of Victoria. It involved Toll’s shipping service at Webb Dock in Port Melbourne.  Background In 2014, a Toll stevedore was run ov...

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