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Chris Prestipino

Senior Associate

About Chris

Chris Prestipino is a Senior Associate at Chambers Russell Lawyers specialising in strata disputes. He is experienced in providing advice, drafting by-laws, attending mediation and conciliation sessions, and appearing in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal in interim and substantive applications.

Prior to joining Chambers Russell, Chris worked in a boutique firm in the Sydney CBD specialising exclusively in strata title law.

Chris has a Bachelor of Arts and Science from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Laws from Macquarie University. He also holds a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Australian National University. He was admitted to practice as a solicitor in April 2014 and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.

Chris's Latest Articles

  • What happens if a tenant is unable to pay rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic? During the COVID-19 pandemic, the national cabinet on 29 March 2020 issued a 'Statement of Principles' relating to commercial and residential tenancies. Further on 7 April 2020, the national cabinet released a mandatory Code of Conduct setting out 11 leasing principles. The Federal Government's response provides certainty and guidelines to tenants in commercial and retail arrangements and in turn provides direction to State Governments to implement and regulate the area. Published by Daniel Russell, Merna Aziz and Chris Prestipino on May 20, 2020
  • Quit Parking There You Nuisance! - Nuisance and By-law Interpretation in The Owners Strata Plan No 2245 v Veney [2020] NSWSC 134 In the recent Supreme Court case of The Owners Strata Plan No 2245 v Veney [2020] NSWSC 134, Darke J made a guiding decision concerning the interpretation of by-laws and alleged nuisance within a strata scheme. Published by Daniel Russell, Ryan Machado and Chris Prestipino on March 26, 2020