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Kahns began in 1940 when Dr Kahn was admitted to practice law in Victoria. He was later joined by Dr Clahr to form the partnership of Kahn & Clahr. In 1961 the firm was expanded with Alexander Garsa joining the partnership and the firm traded as Kahn, Clahr and Garsa.
The firm later merged with the firm of Dizgalvis & Co. Our current partners (John Cascone, Mark Worsnop and Paul Falzon) each joined the firm in the mid-1990s. As an established law firm, Kahns has been located in the Melbourne CBD for over 80 years and has continually focused on exceeding the expectations of its clients whilst delivering astute commercial advice through a modern and practical approach to legal practice.
Kahns Lawyers is one of Melbourne’s oldest law firms. At Kahns our team of professionals prides itself on delivering innovative business solutions through exceeding client expectations. We take time to understand our clients’ unique business requirements and provide solutions which are commercially focused and goal driven. We are constantly searching for new and better ways of doing things so that together we can achieve more.
In a business environment that is becoming increasingly competitive, we are more focused than ever on supporting our clients in what they do best. Our people have the legal and commercial expertise to translate your most difficult problems into innovative and cost effective solutions.
The firm offers a client-focused package of legal services encompassing securities & finance, commercial and corporate, dispute resolution, employment and industrial relations, insolvency, property and technology areas.
We have a culture based upon delivering outstanding results to our clients. It is this culture and our commitment to working together which makes us different. To us, being your law firm means being part of your business.