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Ten of our senior lawyers have been recognised in the latest Best LawyersTM in Australia rankings.

KHQ Lawyers - Jeremy Snow

We are delighted to welcome Jeremy Snow to the KHQ team!  Jeremy joins to co-lead our commercial and technology teams.  Lawyers Weekly reports on his arrival at the firm.

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?

KHQ Lawyers - Catherine Bell

KHQ has expanded its construction and engineering law expertise with the appointment of Catherine Bell, as reported in Lawyers Weekly.

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!

KHQ Insights

Urgent family law applications during Stage 4


Posted By on 5/08/20 at 2:32 PM

The introduction of stage 4 restrictions for metropolitan Melbourne continues to present unprecedented challenges for parents and carers navigating parenting arrangements. While “shared custody arrangements”, whether informal or court-ordered, is permitted under the current restrictions, issues may arise beyond the control of either party that prevent a child from continuing to spend time with the … Read more

Parenting arrangements in stage 4 lock down


Posted By on 3/08/20 at 2:12 PM

Yesterday, Daniel Andrews declared a State of Disaster in Victoria, with Melbourne moving to stage 4 restrictions and the rest of the state to stage 3, to try and contain the spread of COVID-19.  The most significant restrictions include: The implementation of a curfew from 8pm to 5am (which came into effect yesterday). During those times, … Read more

Super Alert – 31 July 2020


Posted By on 31/07/20 at 4:42 PM

Welcome to this week’s issue of the KHQ Super Alert. The main news items relate to updates from ASIC, including the new regulatory guide RG 271 which sets out changed internal dispute resolution standards for trustees.  ASIC – Internal dispute resolution regulatory guide On 30 July 2020, ASIC issued RG 271: Internal Dispute Resolution (RG … Read more