Ten of our senior lawyers have been recognised in the latest Best LawyersTM in Australia rankings.
Our teams are working remotely and are fully functional. Staying connected and practising self-care is vitally important during these challenging times. Remote yoga, anyone?
Chris Gianatti has been recognised in the Leading Employment Lawyers (Employer Representation) category of Doyle’s Guide for the third consecutive year. Gina Capasso has also been recognised in the Leading Workplace Health & Safety Lawyers category for the first time. Congratulations Chris and Gina!
KHQ has for the fourth consecutive year been named a leading employment law firm in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Director, Chris Gianatti, has retained his Band 1 leading ranking, which he has held for six consecutive years. Gina Capasso, Claire Brown and Michael Cochrane have also been recognised as key team members. Warmest congratulations to Chris & the team!
Construction & EngineeringOur team offers responsive and focused legal assistance to construction and engineering industry participants. We act for principals, consultants, project managers, contractors, superintendents and specialist subcontractors in all manner of “front end” and “back end” matters.
Litigation & Dispute ResolutionWe act for individuals and both large and small businesses in commercial litigation matters. We are committed to ensuring the best outcome for our clients and our focus where possible is to achieve early and effective commercial solutions without resorting to litigation.
Private WealthOur 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, taxation law issues, wills & estates, estates litigation and family and relationship law issues.
The Federal Government has announced that the Corporations Act will apply to litigation funders, bringing the regulation and licensing of litigation funders under the remit of the Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC). This move reflects the Government’s desire to increase the barriers to entry in the class action industry, and heighten the level of … Read more
Perhaps unsurprisingly to some, yesterday’s Full Federal Court decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato  FCAFC 84 (Rossato) has delivered the same outcome as the landmark decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene  FCAFC 131 (Skene). See here to read our previous Skene update. Rather than appealing the Full Court’s decision in Skene … Read more
As has been widely publicised, the Federal Government has launched its digital contact tracing app, COVIDSafe. In order to encourage adoption and allay fears on how the data will be characterised and stored, the Minister for Health has made a Determination under the Biosecurity Act 2015 (Cth), which specifically prescribes rules around the collection, storage … Read more