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Body Corporate Law – When bylaws Act up

May 16th, 2019|

Body Corporate Law - When bylaws Act up We are often asked to review the bylaws applying to a community title scheme. Regularly, our review identifies bylaws dealing with matters [...]

Body Corporate Dispute – A dispute with your Caretaker? So what are your options?

March 21st, 2019|

A dispute with your Caretaker?  So what are your options? It seems to us that disputes between Bodies Corporate and Caretakers are on the rise. Without doubt there are Caretakers [...]

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MOTION SICKNESS It is not uncommon for us to be asked to consider the legalities of a motion being withdrawn before it is voted on.Not unsurprisingly, there is more than [...]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