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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...

Volkswagen makes costly mistake

Volkswagen makes costly mistake

Late last year, the Federal Court imposed a penalty of $125 million on Volkswagen AG for contravening the Australian Consumer Law.  This penalty was the highest penalty ever ordered by the Court for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law. The offending conduct by...

.AU domain names must have a presence in Australia

.AU domain names must have a presence in Australia

Foreign entities looking to register Australian domain names need to be aware that the eligibility requirements have changed and the threshold is now much higher. If a foreign entity is relying on a registered Australia trademark to meet the Australia presence...

Josephine Sergi heads up new Family Law offering

Josephine Sergi heads up new Family Law offering

Melbourne law firm Kalus Kenny Intelex is expanding its services to include Family Law with the appointment of Josephine Sergi. Josephine is joining KKI to head-up a new Family Law practice where she will combine her extensive family law experience with the talented...

Keep privacy in mind when you share online

Keep privacy in mind when you share online

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all spending increased amounts of time online, and for the past 12 months a huge part of our social lives in particular has existed in the virtual space. While it is important that we all stay connected, it is just as...

Kalus Kenny Intelex Makes Privacy A Priority

Kalus Kenny Intelex Makes Privacy A Priority

The privacy of our clients is extremely important to us here at KKI, which is why we are again proud supporters of Privacy Awareness Week! Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an annual event run by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, aimed at...

Changes are coming – It’s time to revisit your contracts

Changes are coming – It’s time to revisit your contracts

Late last year, Australia’s State and Territory Consumer Affairs Ministers announced significant changes to the Australian Consumer Law Schedule to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (ACL). These changes will expand the application of the current unfair...

Do you understand your duties as a Director?

Do you understand your duties as a Director?

The founders of well-loved, Australian accessories label The Daily Edited are soon to be in Court over an alleged misuse of company funds. One of two founders of The Daily Edited has been granted leave by the New South Wales Supreme Court to bring an action on behalf...