Ryan Machado is a Lawyer at Chambers Russell Lawyers who practices in commercial litigation with a focus on building and construction litigation and strata disputes.
Prior to joining Chambers Russell Lawyers, Ryan had gained experience from within the residential and commercial lending sector, and also assisted in cases concerning prisoner rights, mental health law and administrative law during his time spent at a non-profit organisation.
Ryan holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Medical Science from the University of Technology Sydney and was admitted as a Lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in July 2021. Ryan is also a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.
Ryan's Latest Articles
What are my Rights and Obligations in Respect of Defects or Repairs in my Lot? Legal battles may be complex, time-consuming, and costly. In order to avoid unnecessary disputes, it is important to be aware of your rights and obligations arising from living in strata. Particularly, it is important to be aware of your rights and obligations in respect of potential defects or repairs that may affect your lot. An overview of some key considerations is provided below. Published by on August 3, 2021
Why Owners Corporations Should Recover Levies During the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it much financial and economic turmoil. Despite the efforts of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) and the JobKeeper scheme, there is a lot of uncertainty in this economic climate. Such uncertainty does not alleviate an owners corporation’s rights and obligations with respect to strata schemes and it is important the owners corporation continue to recover outstanding levies. This article considers why that is the case. Published by on September 2, 2020
Recovery of Legal Costs in Claims for Statutory Benefits: AAI Ltd trading as GIO v Moon  NSWSC 714 The Supreme Court recently confirmed a Claims Assessor in the Dispute Resolution Service can permit payment of legal costs incurred by claimants outside the regulated amount under the Motor Accident Injuries Regulation 2017 where there are exceptional circumstances in connection with a claim for statutory benefits. Published by on August 10, 2020