JHK Legal - a Melbourne, Vic Law Firm

Level 9, 470 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

03 9620 1300


JHK Legal is an innovative Australian law firm that provides strategic legal advice to clients across Australia from our offices in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

We offer a comprehensive range of legal services including commercial litigation and dispute resolution, insolvency law, commercial and corporate law, banking and finance law and property law. We act for a wide range of clients from individuals to businesses of all sizes and industries.

The JHK Legal team is driven by their energy, determination and excellence. We work across multiple areas of law and jurisdictions to provide outcomes-focused solutions that are tailored to your commercial needs. By working closely with you, we are able to look at your legal matters from the perspective of both front end prevention and back end dispute resolution. We know the questions to ask to ensure you receive the answers you require to navigate the latest reforms and relevant statutes and awards, avoiding breaches of law. Indeed, our clients continue to come back because we give them personal, practical solutions free from legal jargon.


Litigation and Dispute Resolution

JHK Legal is experienced in providing outcomes-focused solutions to all forms of litigation: from small recovery matters through to complex commercial disputes. Regardless of the size of the matter, we work closely with our clients to secure the most commercial and cost effective outcome. JHK Legal understands the value of resolving disputes without the cost or delay associated with the litigation process.

We are experienced in settling matters through the use of alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediation. We also have extensive experience appearing in court in all jurisdictions of Queensland, Victoria and Federal Courts.

Our expertise includes the following areas:

• Commercial and civil litigation;

• Building and construction disputes;

• Trade practices disputes;

• Landlord and tenant disputes;

• Employment disputes; and

• Defamation disputes.

Debt Recovery

JHK Legal has extensive experience providing specialist and comprehensive debt recovery services. We strive to give our clients practical, timely and cost effective debt recovery advice.

The firm acts on behalf of a number of companies, financial institutions, and landlords. We have been involved in small, medium and large claims across a range of services including debt recovery and defaults on housing loans, car loans, telephone payments, lease defaults and rural landholding loan defaults.

We manage the debt collection process from issuing a letter of demand, issuing a claim and obtaining judgment, through to enforcing of judgment and the recovery of costs and in relation to defended matters. All our advice is tailored to ensure our clients follow a course of action designed to recover debts in a minimum amount of time.

We also assist our clients to ensure their internal credit management systems and terms of trade are effective.

Insolvency & Reconstruction

JHK Legal provides expert legal advice on all aspects of insolvency, administration and reconstruction. We understand the framework in which insolvency law operates and the many factors that come into play when an individual or company is facing insolvency.

We have acted for insolvency practitioners, creditors and debtors in relation to a full range of insolvency matters including:

• Corporate restructuring and workouts;

• Voluntary administration;

• Receivership;

• Liquidation;

• Bankruptcy; and

• Securities enforcement.

As we have experience in multi-disciplinary areas of law, JHK Legal are well placed to provide related advice on associated areas including commercial taxation, industrial relations and securities.

Banking and Finance

JHK Legal is highly experienced in various types of banking and finance transactions and related securities. Our strong track record covers personal guarantees and the requirement for securities pursuant to the Personal Property Securities Act.

Our team is also experienced in mortgage enforcements and disputes as to priorities.

Commercial and Corporate

The JHK Legal team has a significant track record in a wide range of commercial and corporate matters across all stages of the business life cycle, from incorporation or acquisition, general trading, to sale, succession or insolvency. We ensure that our advice is tailed for practical application to our client’s business and individual circumstance and is designed to meet our client’s objectives and time constraints.

We advise companies in relation to compliance with corporations and securities law. Our experience covers the following areas:

• Restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and re-organisations; 

• Incorporation of companies and associations;

• Director’s duties;

• Advising in relation to share capital, dividends and loan capital;

• Capital raising (including initial public offerings on the Australian Stock Exchange);

• Legal due diligence;

• Advising on compliance and corporate governance matters;

• Advising listed public companies;

• Risk management and business succession planning and implementation;

• Partnership, Shareholder, Unitholder and Joint Venture Agreements;

• Establishing and providing advice in relation to trusts;

• Franchising;

• Intellectual property matters including protection of intellectual property such as trademarks and license agreements; and

• Advising, negotiating and preparing common commercial agreements such as agency agreements, confidentiality deeds, distribution agreements, license agreements, supply agreement, application for credit and standard terms of trade.


JHK Legal offers a range of property legal services for developers, owners and investors and tenants that deliver results with efficiency in mind. We advise our clients in relation to leases (retail, commercial and industrial), mortgages, caveats, easements, option agreements, body corporate advice, conveyancing (including buying, selling and off the plan), developments agreements and any other property related matters.

To find out more about what JHK Legal can offer you or to make an appointment with one of our experienced lawyers please contact us or send us an email: lawyers@jhklegal.com.au 



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