Kelly Parker

Director: Business Advisory, Commercial & Insolvency
Kelly  Parker

Increased Availability

We now offer consultations during and outside of normal office hours

Online Meetings

Video conferencing and teleconferencing available

Payment Solutions

Tailored fee-payment solutions. We acknowledge the current commercial reality.

Kelly is a Director of the Business Advisory, Commercial & Insolvency team at Murfett Legal.

As a business owner Kelly understands her clients’ needs and issues from more than just a legal perspective. As a commercial and insolvency lawyer Kelly is driven to help her clients achieve the most out of their business regardless of whether they are in a start-up phase, a growth phase or distress. Kelly is strategic, result focused and provides her clients with clear, plain-English, business and legal advice.

Kelly has successfully assisted a range of clients including, business owners, directors, partners, sole traders, insolvency practitioners, credit/finance providers and aboriginal corporations across a range of industries.

Kelly was also nominated for the 2019 40Under40 Awards.


"New Security of Payment Legislation to Provide Some Relief to Contractors and Subscontractors in WAs Construction Industry"
"Building Trusted Relationships"
"Corporate Cyber Security & The Law: Trends to look out for in 2020"
"The Corona Hangover"
"Who WIll Drive Your Business in the Future"
"Risky Business: Cyber Security, Privacy, Fake News and Hoaxes"
"Technology, Business and the Law"
"Time to Review Your Terms and Conditions"
"Keeping Your Online Personal Information Private - It Can Be Done"
"Have You Audited Your PPSR Registrations Recently"
"ATO “Notice of Intention to Commence Debt Collection” – What Happens Next?"
"How Safe is the Family Home? The pit falls of transferring your home to your spouse as an asset protection measure"
"Self Managed Superannuation Funds and Bankruptcy"


"End of JobKeeper: Turnaround, Insolvency, Bankruptcy & Liquidation Q&A" - CLICK HERE to watch the seminar
"Preparing for the Tsunami - CLICK HERE to watch the Seminar"
"The Corona Hangover - CLICK HERE to watch the seminar"
"Online, Q&A with an Insolvency Lawyer"
"Cyber Week Panel Q&A"
"ARITA State Conference"
"Women's Health Symposium"
"Business Networking Session - The Age of Innovation"
"PIH Business Networking Session"
"KLI Business Series"
"Personal Properties Securities Act Presentation"
"Inspirational Women's Breakfast"


"AusTTA - Talking Transformation - Enabling transformative impact to shape a better world"
"Amplify Your Business with MJ Hanham"
"Is It Really Wage Theft?"


areas of expertise

  • Asset protection and structuring
  • Business sales
  • Commercial documentation including terms and conditions, shareholder agreements, distribution agreements, licence agreements, loan documents and securitisation documents
  • General business advice
  • Negotiating with the ATO, including in relation to payment arrangements
  • Liquidation
  • Voluntary Administration, including the drafting of Deeds of Company Arrangements
  • Receivership
  • Bankruptcy 
  • Personal Insolvency Agreements
  • Appearing in Court
  • Claims against directors/individuals of insolvent companies
  • Claims by Insolvency Practitioners
  • Partnership/Shareholder disputes
  • Restructuring
  • General insolvency advice
  • Achieving sustainable continuity of business
  • Deconstructing and legitimising DIY transactions
  • Negotiations with creditors
  • Securitisation including PPSA/PPSR
  • General Commercial Litigation
  • Aboriginal/Indigenous Corporations governance and general advice


Bachelor of Law, Murdoch University Western Australia (2007)

Admitted Supreme Court of Western Australia (2009)

Registered High Court of Australia


Business Chicks

International Women’s Insolvency and Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)

Women on Boards

2015-2017 committee member for Special Olympics Inspirational Women’s Breakfast

2018 Chairperson for Special Olympics Inspirational Women’s Breakfast

Women’s Money Forum