Legal advice should be seen as enabling an informed decision: it should ensure you know what rights you have, what you are signing highlight the risks and suggest alternatives.
I was inspired by a dive when on holidays as to how similar traits are required in dive buddies (or dive guides) and strata lawyers and my thoughts are in […]
Can you use CCTV cameras in strata and community title schemes? This vlog sets out limitations and considerations.
From 1 December 2021 there is a new restriction on by-laws for community schemes that a by-law must not be harsh, unconscionable or oppressive. These are my thoughts on how it should be interpreted.
Are air conditioning installations minor renovations under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015?
The long awaited strata reforms in NSW are just around the corner. With the draft regulations out for public consultation there should be nothing stopping the regulations being finalised and […]
What is a dividing fence? If your fence divides your property from a neighbouring property the Dividing Fences Act 1991 (NSW) may apply. This Act applies to all “dividing fences” […]
What powers does an owners corporation have to enter your lot? What powers does an owners corporation have to enter lot property in an emergency? What constitutes an “emergency”? What […]
I was recently briefed to advise a lot owner in a strata scheme. The owners corporation had been self managed for a number of years. The lot owners had started […]
Parking is a huge issue. What can you do to solve your current parking issue and prevent future nightmares? Here are six alternatives