Kelvin Tang

Principal Partner

LLM LLB BCOM [UWA]
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I had a serious business conflict with someone that potentially was going to cost me lot of money. I was fortunate that a friend referred me to Tang Law. Kelvin was brilliant in the way he handled my case, both in the court and with the negotiations with the other party. We had a very successful outcome and if I am in need of legal representation again (hopefully won't..) I will not hesitate in engaging Kelvin.

Johny (August 2017) Check out this review on Google+ August 23, 2017

Personal Statement

There is only one way to treat people – with honour and respect.

Professional Qualifications

  • BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, the Supreme Court of Western Australia
  • BARRISTER & SOLICITOR, the High Court and federal courts of Australia
  • MASTER OF LAWS (LLM), University of Western Australia
  • BACHELOR OF LAWS (LLB), University of Western Australia
  • BACHELOR OF COMMERCE (BCOM) in Accounting & Finance, University of Western Australia
  • Council Member of The Western Australian Chinese Chamber of Commerce (WACCC)


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Languages

Primary: English
Secondary : Mandarin
Tertiary: Cantonese

Primary Focus

Kelvin is a Registered Migration Agent. His Migration Law experience includes:

Language and culture differences are most common barriers for new migrants in becoming involved in a business or investment in Australia. One of my roles is to reduce these barriers.

In Civil Litigation, Kelvin’s focused areas include:

Legal proceedings involve highly complex processes. Exercising the right legal option at the right time can give you strategical advantage. Timing, Control and Preparation are the keys to your success in litigation.

Kelvin’s extensive experience includes:

  • Strategic advice and formation of legal structures – Sole proprietor, partnership, company, trust and joint venture.
  • Strategic advice on Commercial Transactions – Investment structure, Property Development Projects, Foreign Investment and FIRB issues, Joint ventures and partnerships, Intellectual Property related issues such as registration of trade market, logo, copyright, patent, and Licensing rights, Restraint of Trade issues, Confidentiality Agreements, etc.
  • Acquisition of business and company – Sale and Purchase of Business, Sale and Purchase of Shares, Sale and Purchase of Plant and Equipment, Sale and Transfer of Intellectual Property, Sale and Purchase of Farms, Winery and other Real Properties, etc.
  • Corporate Law – Advise relating to company constitution, Advice and implement procedural matters such as issue of notices, holding of company and members’ meetings, etc., Creation and allotment of new classes of shares, Transfer and Issue of Shares, Advise on Corporate Governance issues including rights and obligations of corporate management, shareholders and officers, appointment and removal of officers, exercising shareholder’s rights, Complying with Disclosure Requirement for purpose of capital raising, etc.
  • Property Law – Property Development, Strata Law, Retail Shop Lease, Commercial Lease, Farm Lease, etc.
  • Franchising Law – establishing new franchise structures, compliance with franchising code, advice on franchising related documents such as franchise agreement, etc.
  • Property Development – Act for and represent property developer with securing project land, advice on capital raising, shareholders agreement, joint venture agreement, off-the-plan sale contracts, strata by-laws, due diligence on marketing and promotional materials, through to completing settlement.
  • Investment for Migration Purposes – Act for new migrants and advice on their proposed investment into “eligible business” or “eligible investment” and compliance with migration regulations, Advice local businesses seeking investment from migrants by complying with the relevant migration regulations.

There is no point entering into a commercial venture unless you are certain that your commercial interests are protected and ultimate goals can be achieved. This depends heavily on your ability to strategically structure your venture vehicles and your transactions.