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Frances Lai: KD Legal

Frances Lai


KD Legal’s commercial, corporate, litigation and dispute resolution lawyer.


Frances is a lawyer with a focus on commercial and corporate law as well as litigation and dispute resolution. Frances has experience in Federal and Western Australian jurisdictions, including as an instructing solicitor in various Supreme Court of Western Australia trial and interlocutory disputes. Frances also appears in Magistrates and District Court of Western Australia proceedings.

Areas of Practice

  • Business structuring, including partnerships, trusts and companies;
  • Competition and Consumer Law claims;
  • Commercial Leases;
  • Construction contracts and disputes;
  • Contract law and disputes;
  • Corporations law including insolvency and corporate governance;
  • Due diligence and conveyancing for purchases of residential and commercial
  • Finance agreements and Personal Property Securities;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Litigation, arbitration, and mediation; and
  • Wills and Estate Planning; including applications for Probate, Letters of
    Administration and applications under the Family Provision Act 1972 (WA).

Frances also holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting and Finance, Prior to being admitted as a lawyer Frances was, for two years, a Relationship Manager of CPA Australia Ltd’s Europe Branch based in London.

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