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KHQ Lawyers - Level 4, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne

Our Melbourne office has moved to Level 4, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

KHQ Lawyers - Ines Kallweit

Ines Kallweit, principal solicitor in our Wills & Estates team, has been recognised as a preeminent lawyer in the Wills, Estates & Succession Planning and Estates Litigation categories of the highly regarded Doyles Guide.

Lawyers Weekly reports on our senior promotions for 2019.

KHQ Lawyers - Peter Buberis

Peter Buberis has a new book coming out in January 2020, analysing the Australian Franchising Code of Practice and recent case law.

Our bakers did a fantastic job preparing a delicious array of sweet treats to celebrate RSPCA Australia’s annual Cupcake Day, and to raise much needed funds for animal welfare. Thanks to all who contributed!

Andrew Walker - KHQ Lawyers

Andrew Walker has been included in the Leading Corporate Lawyers category of Doyles Guide for the third successive year!

KHQ Insights

KHQ makes daring play with further tax hires

Posted By on 21/10/19 at 4:28 PM

KHQ Lawyers has bolstered its tax, M&A and private wealth capabilities with the recruitment of Prath Balasubramaniam as Principal Solicitor, and his team. Prath joins from Macpherson Kelley where he led the Commercial and Tax teams. The breadth of Prath’s team’s expertise complements and extends KHQ’s existing capability and service offering. Commenting on the move, … Read more

IT company’s termination based on “vague” task list ruled unlawful

Posted By on 17/10/19 at 9:47 AM

A recent unfair dismissal decision of the Fair Work Commission highlights that it is never enough to merely establish that an employer had a reasonable belief that a performance-based termination was for a “valid reason”. Rather, the Commission still needs to make a finding on the balance of probabilities that the performance was, in fact, … Read more

“They didn’t tell me that!” Disclosure regimes for financial products face renewed scrutiny

Posted By on 16/10/19 at 11:31 AM

By Adrian Faelli (Lawyer) and Venn King (Special Counsel) On 14 October 2019, ASIC and the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (“AFM”) released a joint report critical of current disclosure regimes in respect of the full range of financial products across multiple jurisdictions. Entitled “Disclosure: Why it shouldn’t be the default”, the report acknowledges … Read more