Kevin McVeigh

Kevin is a Lawyer in our Business and Employment Team.

Biography

My name is Kevin McVeigh and I am a Lawyer in our Business Law team.

My name is Kevin McVeigh and I am a Lawyer in our Business Law team.

I completed a Bachelor of Laws (with Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Queensland and I was admitted to practice in Queensland in 2016.

Prior to commencing my legal career, I worked as a junior accountant with a Brisbane CBD firm while I studied for my law and commerce degrees.

I enjoy assisting business owners and I am keen to see businesses, particularly those in our region, succeed.

My experience to date includes assisting businesses in the following scenarios:

  • sale or purchase of a business;
  • advice on various aspects of the Corporations Act;
  • securing payments owed to businesses;
  • leasing or hiring of business assets;
  • personal property securities (PPS) registrations and transactions;
  • contracts and subcontracts;
  • franchising arrangements;
  • QBCC licensing;
  • Construction contracts;
  • Credit terms and terms of trade;
  • Grower contracts.

I have experience in small to large transactions including:

  • selling a wholesale petroleum business;
  • selling a service station;
  • selling a hydraulics business;
  • buying fast food businesses;
  • buying a food retail business;
  • buying a construction services business;
  • buying franchise businesses;
  • buying a medical practice.

Outside of work I am a member of the USQ Saints Rugby Union Club and enjoy spending my weekends playing rugby across the Downs. I am also a volunteer with Rosies Friends on the Street.  I am a Downlands old boy and I am enjoying being back in Toowoomba and working with established and upcoming businesses within our region.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate Law
  • PPS and securities Law
  • Building and Construction Law
  • Franchising Law

Qualifications & Reputation

  • Professional Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of Queensland
    • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
    • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, The College of Law
  • Associations:
    • Member – Queensland Law Society
    • Member – Downs & South-Western Queensland Law Association
    • Member –Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce Future Leaders

Articles

Are your Records up to Scratch?

Recent changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Act) mean it is more important than ever to ensure you…

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Mandatory Notification of Data Breaches

If your organisation collects personal information and is meant to keep that information private – you need to be aware…

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2017 Annual Wage Review – 3.3% Increase

It is that time of year again, where the Fair Work Commission’s expert panel has handed down its Annual Wage…

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PPS Lease Changes 20 May 2017

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Act) has been amended to make leasing simpler and cheaper. Old definition – PPS…

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Accountant Liable for Client’s Underpayments

In a recent Federal Circuit Court decision, an accountancy practice which provided bookkeeping services (including payroll processing) has been found…

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Podcasts

Contact Information

Direct Line: 07 4616 9842
Email Address: kevin@murdochs.com.au