Daniel Russell is a Partner at Chambers Russell Lawyers and an industry expert in the field of strata and community title law.
Acting for a broad range of clients from ASX200 companies, owners corporations and individuals to builders, developers and the New South Wales Government, Daniel is an experienced litigator and an effective advocate. He appears before a broad range of Courts and Tribunals, including the Supreme, District, Local, Federal and Family Courts, the New South Wales Court of Appeal and the New South Wales Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Daniel acts in litigation ranging from multi-million dollar claims, urgent interlocutory applications and appellate work to debt recovery, strata disputes and commercial arbitrations.
Daniel holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hon) and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Newcastle. He is the current author of New South Wales Strata and Community Titles Law and the NSW Strata Schemes Management Handbook, both published by CCH. Daniel also regularly prepares and presents seminars to various stakeholders in the industry, and his articles on major issues in the field appear in a range of publications including the Law Society Journal of the Law Society of New South Wales. Daniel is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales.
Daniel's Latest Articles
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
Temporary Relief for Financially Distressed Directors: Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 received Royal Assent on the 24th of March, manifesting as the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) (“Omnibus Act”). The Act prescribes, amongst other legislative amendments, temporary changes of 6 months duration to insolvency and corporations laws to assist with financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Published by on June 5, 2020
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 on May 20, 2020