Active Law – what else we do

August 12th, 2020|

Our expertise in Body Corporate Law is complemented by our ability to provide commercially effective advice, as well as practical strategies and solutions across the areas of:    Business Passionate [...]

Termination of a Caretaking Agreement – A Goal for the Bodies Corporate

August 4th, 2020|

After years of what has been, quite obviously a one-sided match favouring caretakers, a body corporate has finally managed to put one past the keeper. In the recent QCAT decision [...]

By By By-laws

July 9th, 2020|

With June done and dusted, I think it is fair to say that 2020 has not ‘gone to plan’. Regardless of what you had in mind for 2020, it is [...]

Levy Recovery – It is time to tighten up the ship!!

June 25th, 2020|

Lazy recovery processes should be a thing of the past. Based on some recent decisions, it appears the Courts are becoming increasingly reluctant to allow bodies corporate to recover levies, [...]

Help for Small Businesses to Recover from COVID

May 22nd, 2020|

Everyday we see the effects of COVID-19 restrictions on small businesses. While our team do what they can to help  local small businesses  survive the current COVID-19 restrictions and business [...]

Just for something a little bit different – some exciting news – Active Law is now the Preferred Legal Partner of ACS Queensland Branch

May 11th, 2020|

Active Law is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the Queensland branch of the Australian Computer Society (ACS) as their Preferred Legal Partner, providing their members with high-quality [...]

Unfamiliar Faces in EU Spaces

March 10th, 2020|

Exclusive use grants are a common source of dispute for bodies corporate. This is especially true for car spaces allocated under an exclusive use grant, where the terms of use [...]

Muddied Waters

March 5th, 2020|

The recent adjudication decision of Whitsunday Waters Resort [2020] QBCCMCmr 84 (“Whitsunday Waters”) has caused consternation in BoCo land. The decision has body corporate manager’s questioning the long-standing practice of [...]

Banning AirBnb and Short-Term Letting – A FALSE DAWN

November 8th, 2019|

You may have heard or read recently about a Body Corporate being successful in banning short-term letting.Many bodies corporate are for various reasons desirous of banning their owners from letting [...]

Termination for Insolvency: Not so fast!

September 26th, 2019|

You hear on the grapevine that a company that your Body Corporate has contracted with is “going under”. Quickly pulling the dusty contract out of your bottom drawer you flick [...]