Property

We provide a comprehensive legal offering in the property sector. Whether it is providing competitive conveyancing services or complex structuring advice, we can assist with all transactional matters. Our lawyers also provide a full range of litigation and dispute resolution services, which complements our allied front-end practice.

Our legal services and expertise include:

  • Commercial and retail leasing
  • Community management statements
  • Conveyancing
  • Development agreements
  • Planning and property disputes
  • Management agreements
  • Original by-laws
  • Strata and community title
  • Structuring and titling advice
Andrew Noble Special Counsel with expertise in property law (02) 8248 2811 anoble@chambersrussell.com.au

Property Resources

  • Important Decision on NCAT Jurisdiction for Common Property Claims On 15 January 2020, the Appeal Panel of the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“NCAT”) published a joint decision in two cases: The Owners—Strata Plan No 74835 v Pullicin (“Pullicin”); and The Owners—Strata Plan No 80412 v Vickery [2020] NSWCATAP 5 (“Vickery”). Published by Scott Chambers and Joel White on January 16, 2020
  • Lot owner derivative actions In Tan v The Owners - Strata Plan No 22014 (No 2) [2015] the Supreme Court opened the door to lot owners taking derivative actions on behalf of owners corporations. In this case note we analyse the reasoning of the Court that entitled the lot owner in that case to take such action and be indemnified for their costs in doing so. Published by Daniel Russell and Katherine Flynn on June 1, 2016
  • "Riddled with Structural Defects" - Certifier Liability A recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales has determined that a Council taking on the roll as the PCA in respect of a residential building owed and breached a duty of care to a subsequent purchaser. The decision may be of particular significance to owners in circumstances where they are out of time to pursue other parties or cannot do so for other reasons such as the death, disappearance of insolvency of the original builder. Published by Scott Chambers, Daniel Russell and Katherine Flynn on December 18, 2015
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