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The Best Lawyers in Australia (2019)

Chris GianattiGina CapassoPeter BuberisFiona Gilbert and David Krolikowski have once again been named in the annual list of The Best Lawyers in Australia, published in the Australian Financial Review.  Congratulations to the team for this wonderful acknowledgement of their expertise!

David Kelly writes for Lawyers Weekly about why initiatives aimed at improving mental health in the legal profession will be largely ineffective unless they address a key underlying problem.

To list or not to list?  In his latest piece for, Darren Sommers discusses the capital raising avenues available to start-ups during critical growth phases.

David Krolikowski is recommended in the Leading Property & Real Estate Lawyers (Victoria, 2018) category in Doyles Guide, with Fiona Gilbert also recommended in the Leading Intellectual Property & TMT Lawyers (SA, 2018) category.  KHQ has also been recommended in the corresponding law firm categories.  Well done to David, Fiona and their teams!

KHQ Lawyers is a finalist in the Law Firm of the Year (Medium) category of the 14th Victorian Legal Awards, with Kristina Antoniades also a finalist in Accredited Specialist of the Year category.  KHQ continues to grow from strength to strength on the back of the excellent work of our talented team, and the support of our wonderful clients and referrers.  Well done everyone and best of luck to Kristina!

Can you vilify someone on account of their hair colour?  According to Ad Standards, you can – read our latest for SMK – Social Media Knowledge to find out why Carlton & United Breweries’ ad for its new Rusty Yak Gingery Ale was banned.

KHQ Insights

Food recall: what to do when things go wrong

Posted By on 9/04/18 at 9:04 AM

By Stephanie Koumbarakos (Trainee Lawyer) and Amelia Edwards (Lawyer) Whether or not to conduct a food recall is a nightmare most food producers and manufacturers don’t want to contemplate. As at 3 April 2018, a rockmelon-related listeria outbreak has resulted in six confirmed deaths and caused serious illness in at least 13 others. The incident, … Read more

Amendments to family violence laws now in force

Posted By on 9/04/18 at 8:08 AM

On 29 March 2018, the remaining provisions of the Family Violence Protection Amendment Act 2017 (the Amending Act) commenced.  These amendments implement the recommendations of the Family Violence Royal Commission (Royal Commission) and now form part of the Family Violence Protection Act 2008 (Vic) (the Act). The amendments provide for: better explanations of interim and … Read more

Heinz shredded by Court over claims on SHREDZ product

Posted By on 3/04/18 at 12:51 PM

By Josephine Mammone (Trainee Lawyer) and Amelia Edwards (Lawyer) A significant decision of the Federal Court, handed-down on 19 March 2018, has found that Heinz misled consumers as to the nutrition and health benefits of its SHREDZ products, aimed at children aged 1-3 years of age. Heinz marketed its SHREDZ ‘Little Kids’ range to parents … Read more