Our People

Meet the team

Special Counsel

Senior Associate

Associate

Senior Associate

Consultant

For over 25 years we have been providing expert legal and proactive strategic advice for some of Melbourne’s most successful property developers, entrepreneurs and business people. Underpinning this success and what really sets us apart from other firms, is the way we work with our clients.

Our Journey

Kalus Kenny was established in 1993 by Henry Kalus and Jonathan Kenny to practice in the areas of property, commercial law and dispute resolution.

We understood that clients no longer wanted a traditional law firm approach – from the start we have embraced a forward thinking no nonsense approach to help our clients meet their business challenges.

In March 2013, we further strengthened our core practice areas when Kalus Kenny merged with Burchartz Intelex to become Kalus Kenny Intelex. Sven Burchartz brought shared values, large firm experience and additional capacity to deliver what our clients need.

The partners and staff constantly distinguish the firm by a common commitment to strong value systems, absolute integrity, high levels of responsibility, technical excellence, and a commitment to being truly valuable.

Just as our firm has grown, so too have our clients.  Particularly as our clients spread their reach globally, we realised that we needed lawyers on the ground throughout the world to assist with local legal expertise.  We have recently joined the International Lawyers Network (ILN), a network of high-quality mid-size law firms with a presence in 67 countries. Working with like-minded and quality legal practices, we are confident that our clients will benefit from the reach, capability and depth of expertise of ILN members.

From 2 people in 1993 to 40 and growing, no transaction or dispute is too large or complex for Kalus Kenny Intelex.

Our Latest Insights

Congratulations Sven Burchartz!

Congratulations Sven Burchartz!

Kalus Kenny Intelex  is thrilled to announce that Sven Burchartz has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021. Sven has been named as a finalist in both the Commercial Partner and Litigation Partner categories. The Partner...

Blended Families and Property Ownership

Blended Families and Property Ownership

There are 6 million families in Australia[1]. Of these families: 90% with children consist of at least one child who is the natural or adopted child of both partners in the couple. 6% are step-families. That is, where one person is a step-child but there is no child...

Developers and property investors can’t catch a break

Developers and property investors can’t catch a break

The Victorian government’s handing down of the 2021 budget has suggested that those who have profited from the COVID-19 pandemic will be punished, with Victorian Treasurer, Mr Tim Pallas, stating that the 2021 budget will “increase taxes on top-end property owners who...