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Body Corporate Law – Combustible Cladding: Don’t be Complacent – Is Cladding the Only Issue?

February 19th, 2019|

Combustible Cladding: Don’t be Complacent – Is Cladding the Only Issue? On 4 February 2019, in the early hours of the morning, a blaze started on the 22nd floor balcony [...]

BODY CORPORATE LAW – MOTION SICKNESS

February 15th, 2019|

MOTION SICKNESS It is not uncommon for us to be asked to consider the legalities of a motion being withdrawn before it is voted on.Not unsurprisingly, there is more than [...]

QBCC Insurance – Is there anything in it for us??

February 6th, 2019|

QBCC Insurance – Is there anything in it for us?? This is a question commonly asked by Bodies Corporate suffering building defects and questioning the utility (or futility) of lodging [...]

New Team Member – Mitchell Scott

January 23rd, 2019|

Mitchell Scott Mitchell joins Active Law as an Associate to assist in our Body Corporate Disputes division. Mitchell comes from a boutique litigation firm where he gained knowledge and experience [...]

Time to turn your clock back. New time limits on making complaints about defective building work

January 22nd, 2019|

Time to turn your clock back. New time limits on making complaints about defective building work Although it can be like pulling teeth sometimes, a Body Corporate may ask the [...]

Bodies Corporate – Having Building or Maintenance Work Carried out on Common Property?

December 19th, 2018|

HAVING BUILDING OR MAINTENANCE WORK CARRIED OUT ON COMMON PROPERTY? BODY CORPORATES TAKE CARE - ITS NOT JUST AN INVOICE ANYMORE We acknowledge that construction can be quite a dull [...]

Body Corporate Law – Rules are Rules

December 12th, 2018|

Rules are Rules As I always tell my children (not that they listen to me) ….rules are rules. Active Law was recently involved in a matter (Riverford [2018] QBCCMCmr 606 [...]

Body Corporate – Oh to have Options

November 22nd, 2018|

Oh to have Options You will have all heard the saying – “the devil is in the detail”. Sometimes, the detail is a godsend for a body corporate. Take for [...]

Body Corporate – We have the Power – Do You?

September 19th, 2018|

WE HAVE THE POWER – DO YOU? In recent times, we have been asked, on more than one occasion, whether a duly appointed attorney of an owner can attend a [...]

Bodies Corporate – Business or Bully? – Activated

September 10th, 2018|

Bodies Corporate - Business or Bully? Ever wondered if a Body Corporate could be held responsible for bullying and harassment? You’re not alone. You might recall a few years ago, [...]