Owners Corporation and Strata Litigation

Efficient and Commercial Approach by Experienced Lawyers in Managing Owners Corporation and Strata Litigation

Construction Legal specialises in owners corporation and strata litigation and has acted for numerous lot owners, owners corporations and builders in residential building defects claims in all jurisdictions including the Tribunal (NCAT), District and Supreme Courts of New South Wales.

Depending on the factual and legal circumstances, legal liability may attract on the developer, builder, designer, owners corporation or lot owner. Our focus is to ensure our clients receive sound commercial advice from the outset and any disputes are resolved efficiently without the need for litigation (where possible). If litigation is ultimately commenced, our team at Construction Legal will manage the litigation to ensure judgment is obtained quickly and cost effectively.

Scope of Services

  • All areas of residential building law
  • Legal advisory work on building defects
  • Resolve issues on common property defects
  • Resolve disputes between lot owners
  • Enforce Owners Corporation rules and by-laws
  • Draft special or additional rules for Owners Corporations
  • Obtain orders for compliance with legal obligations like fire orders
  • Debt management and debt recovery
  • Prosecuting and defending Owners Corporation and Strata litigation
  • Rights and obligations under Strata Management Act 2015 (NSW)

Our principal, Jessica Rippon has built a strong reputation in residential building law and has a keen interest in how the current regulatory landscape affects owners corporations. Some of our most recent work and news articles can be found below.

Construction Legal in the Finincial Review …
Jessica Rippon in the Building and Construction Law Journal …

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“Jessica went above and beyond what we expected in terms of providing advice and suggestions to deal with our problems and was available day & night to assist us. She was very proactive in following up on progress and regularly phoned to give feedback on where we were with our issues.”


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