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
Daniel Russell Partner with expertise in Property (02) 8248 2802 drussell@chambersrussell.com.au

Property Resources

  • 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
  • The home warranty insurance register As of 15 January 2015 details of contracts of home warranty insurance issued by the NSW Self Insurance Corporation may be accessed through an online register. The register provides key information about the extent of insurance protection offered to owners and prospective purchasers. Published by Scott Chambers and Katherine Flynn on March 4, 2015
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