Strata Law

Strata Lawyers

Chambers Russell Lawyers is a dedicated legal service provider to the strata and community title sector. We act for all stakeholders in the built-environment, including consultants, contractors, community associations, developers, owners corporations, lot owners and strata managing agents. The delivery of our legal services comes with an in-depth understanding of the multitude of interests and interactions within these communities.

We assist with the proper functioning and management of strata and community title schemes. Attending meetings, drafting by-laws and advising stakeholders on the relevant statutory and procedural laws under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 and Community Lands Management Act 1989 are just a few of the services we provide. Our lawyers also provide a full complement of dispute resolution services, including adjudication applications, defective work and home warranty insurance claims, levy recovery, mediation and litigation services across all jurisdictions. We are commercially focused and provide cost-effective and timely legal solutions in every matter.

Our legal services and expertise include:

  • Access agreements
  • Adjudication claims
  • Building and insurance claims
  • By-law amendment and drafting
  • By-law review, consolidation and registration
  • Construction contracts
  • Conveyancing
  • Council approvals and orders
  • Defective work claims
  • Dividing fence legislation
  • Home warranty insurance / Insurance under the Home Building Compensation Fund
  • Leasing
  • Licensing
  • Levy recovery
  • Management advice
  • Pet disputes
  • Retaining walls
  • Service agreements
  • Strata adjudication