James Allen Lawyer

James joined KHQ in 2017 and works across the Workplace Relations and Corporate & Commercial groups.  James has degrees in law and business and previously worked at a leading medium-sized Melbourne law firm where he completed his traineeship and was admitted to practice in mid-2016.

His expertise in the employment space includes award and agreement interpretation, all aspects of employment contracts, unfair dismissal and adverse action litigation and occupational health and safety compliance.  In the corporate space, James has worked on vendor contracts, corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions and shareholder issues.  In his spare time at KHQ he also will be assisting the Litigation & Dispute Resolution group.

James is an active community youth group member and keen traveller.  He is looking forward to progressing his career with KHQ!

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Insolvency reforms set to benefit directors & companies


Posted By on 16/01/18 at 10:00 AM

By James Allen (Lawyer) and Venn King (Special Counsel) On 18 September 2017 the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Act 2017 (Cth) (Act) received assent, introducing significant reforms to Australia’s insolvency and restructuring laws. The reforms introduce two concepts to protect both directors and companies during periods of significant financial distress: “safe … Read more