The PRWIRE Press Releases https:// 2016-08-22T01:20:37Z KHQ Lawyers boosts private wealth capability with senior appointment 2016-08-22T01:20:37Z khq-lawyers-boosts-private-wealth-capability-with-senior-appointment KHQ Lawyers is delighted to announce that Jack Stuk, a highly experienced and respected tax and structuring lawyer, has joined the firm as a principal, heading its newly established Private Wealth team. Jack has expertise in solving difficult and complex taxation matters, and advising on taxation issues in relation to commercial transactions (such as sales and acquisitions of businesses), and business structures (including start-ups and joint ventures).  He also has extensive experience in advising on double taxation treaties and international taxation issues. Jack is the Executive President of the National Tax Agents Association, and regularly publishes articles and insights on taxation related issues. When asked “why KHQ”, Jack replied “The dynamic nature of the leadership team and ‘can do’ attitude in providing legal services first attracted me to KHQ Lawyers.  There’s an excitement throughout the firm, from senior leaders to administrative staff, and a clear ambition to do the best for its clients.  This professionalism and service mentality stands KHQ Lawyers apart from other firms”. Founding director of KHQ Lawyers, David Kelly, said “We have been steadily building our private wealth capability, to ensure that we are meeting the broader needs of our clients.  Jack’s appointment is an integral part of that service offering.  We are proud to attract someone of Jack’s reputation and expertise to the team”. For more information about Jack and KHQ’s Private Wealth team, please visit or call us on (03) 9663 9877. Press release: KHQ Lawyers establishes family law team 2016-07-29T06:46:06Z press-release-khq-lawyers-establishes-family-law-team Leading boutique firm, KHQ Lawyers, has been delighted to recently welcome Monica Blizzard, Kristina Antoniades and then Bonnie Phillips to the firm, establishing its new family law practice. This new family law team for KHQ brings extensive experience and specialisation across a broad range of family law matters.  This experience, combined with a focus on helping clients achieve their objectives makes each of them a perfect fit for KHQ. Asked what attracted her to KHQ, Monica identified the firm’s culture as a leading determinant.  “KHQ’s approach to its staff and work, and the firm’s willingness to do things differently were very attractive to me.  In particular, KHQ’s innovative approach to offering fixed fee solutions will enable me to bridge the gap to meeting clients’ costs objectives, while also better promoting their needs generally as well”. Both Kristina and Monica are accredited family law specialists and mediators, with Kristina also being qualified to provide Section 601 Certificates in relation to parenting proceedings in the Family Court or Federal Circuit Court.  The team also specialises in GLBTI family law matters, including preparation of donor agreements and surrogacy agreements. Family law is a new area for the firm.  Founder, David Kelly, said “A high end family law service offering complements our existing practice areas, particularly those focused on SMEs and family businesses.  It’s exciting to see this new area succeed within the KHQ model”. For more information, see our website: Kelly Hazell Quill Lawyers appointed to Commonwealth Government Panel 2012-07-05T03:43:16Z kelly-hazell-quill-lawyers-appointed-to-commonwealth-government-panel Kelly Hazell Quill Lawyers is pleased to announce that it has been appointed to the Commonwealth Government’s Legal Services Multi-Use List (LSMUL) in the area of Litigation and Dispute Resolution. The LSMUL marks a significant change in the way in which the Commonwealth Government will purchase legal services and provides agencies with a list of pre-approved legal service providers. Kelly Hazell Quill Lawyers looks forward to engaging with Commonwealth clients through this transitional phase. The appointment comes at the end of an extremely successful and productive financial year 2011-2012 for the firm in which the firm was ranked within the top band for Media by Chambers & Partners and one of the firm’s Directors, Justin Quill was also singled out as a key individual gaining a band 1 ranking. The firm was also reappointed to the ABC panel of selected legal services providers. Melbourne boutique commercial law firm Kelly Hazell Quill has strengthened its litigation, property and general commercial law capabilities via three new job appointments. 2011-06-15T06:52:29Z melbourne-boutique-commercial-law-firm-kelly-hazell-quill-has-strengthened-its-litigation-property-and-general-commercial-law-capabilities-via-three-new-job-appointments Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 15/06/2011 – Kelly Hazell Quill, a boutique Melbourne commercial law firm, is pleased to announce three staff appointments for its Litigation, Property and General Commercial groups. Victoria Keller has been promoted to the position of Senior Associate, while Riad Yasmine joins the Property group and Claire Kowarsky will work primarily with the Commercial group with a focus on marketing law. Victoria Keller joined Kelly Hazell Quill in September 2008. She is originally from England, having worked at national insurance litigation firm Berrymans Lace Mawer for 5 years following graduation from the University of Liverpool. There she was regularly instructed to act on behalf of FTSE 250 companies in a wide range of professional indemnity and general commercial disputes. Since joining Kelly Hazell Quill, she has gained further experience in a range of commercial disputes including contractual disputes, insolvency and franchising disputes. She also practices in the field of media law including defamation. With a rich background in property development, sales and acquisitions, commercial leasing and support, Riad Yasmine practiced for three years in London with US firm Reed Smith in the Commercial Property team prior to joining Kelly Hazell Quill. There, his work included working with corporate clients on a range of property matters including high profile city leasing transactions in buildings such as the famous ‘Gherkin’ in the City of London. Prior to working in London, Riad practised in Melbourne with Norton Gledhill working on high-profile property developments such as Yarra’s Edge by Mirvac and Watergate Place by Pan Urban, both in Melbourne Docklands.Claire Kowarsky is currently a law clerk with Kelly Hazell Quill but once she is admitted (circa October 2011) she will be the firm’s new first year lawyer. Claire brings to Kelly Hazell Quill a wealth of advertising, marketing, PR and events experience from her previous career. In addition to her law degree (Honours), Claire holds a Bachelor of Business – Marketing (Dist) from RMIT and has previously worked in both client and agency roles including Marketing and Communications Manager, Events Manager and Account Manager. Kelly Hazell Quill Director David Kelly welcomed these staff appointments saying: "Riad, Claire and Victoria each bring wide ranging work experience from both Australia and abroad. These additions to our firm will ensure that we are able to continue to provide the service and responsiveness that Kelly Hazell Quill prides itself on, in light of our continued growth. Victoria's promotion is testament to Kelly Hazell Quill’s 'grow our own' philosophy."Notes to editors: Kelly Hazell Quill ( is a boutique commercial law firm established in Melbourne in 2006, providing practical, efficient and commercially-driven legal solutions to a wide variety of corporate clients. The firm practices in four groups under the leadership of five directors: David Kelly (Business and Commercial Law); Michael Hazell (Commercial Dispute Resolution); Justin Quill (Media Law); Greg Thomas (Business and Commercial Law) and David Krolikowski (Commercial Property).