Strata Services

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The Bannermans Lawyers Strata and Development team understands the need to provide its clients with a client-focused and cost-effective approach into complex legal issues.

This specialist team appreciates the unique and complex aspects of each legal issue involved within the strata and development industry.

The firm prides itself on providing its clients with practical solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner.  The diverse experience and knowledge of the staff at Bannermans Lawyers enables the firm to provide expert advice on many issues including the following;

Strata and Community Title

  • By-law drafting and enforcement
  • Building compliance and certification
  • Building/strata management statement amendments
  • Building/strata management statement enforcement
  • Community management statement amendments
  • Community management statement enforcement
  • Defamation
  • Dividing fences act claims
  • Insurance claims and requirements
  • Government authority compliance requirements
  • Grants of rights of use or development of lots or common property, such as, easements, leasing, licensing, and by-laws
  • Meeting procedures
  • Management compliance advice
  • Work Health & Safety
  • Service Agreements
  • Title structuring
  • Tree disputes

Building Defects

  • Resolving and managing building defect claims, including complaints and Tribunal and Court proceedings
  • Dealing with Home Warranty Insurance claims
  • Home Building Act 1989 advice
  • Building contracts and tenders
  • Commercial arbitration
  • Expert determination

Debt Recovery

  • Bankruptcy
  • Levy recovery
  • Court proceedings
  • Winding up

Strata and Community Dispute Resolution

  • Mediation
  • Notices to comply
  • Adjudicator’s orders
  • NCAT hearings
  • District Court and Supreme Court proceedings

Strata and Community Title Management

  • Expert Determinations
  • Building management agreements
  • Strata agency agreements
  • Tender documents
  • Termination of management agreements


  • By-laws
  • Community, building and strata management statements
  • Company title conversion
  • Conveyancing
  • Development contract documents
  • Development structuring
  • Easements and covenants
  • Leasing and licensing
  • Torrens, part strata and stratum subdivision

Bannermans Lawyers specialist strata and development team is overseen by Matthew Jenkins, Partner and the principal of Bannermans Lawyers David Bannerman. David is an Accredited Property Law Specialist with the Law Society of New South Wales and is a Director of Strata Community Australia (NSW).

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