Property Law

Company, Community & Strata Title

Company Title

Company Title buildings are often seen as a complex type of ownership. This is not the case, and in fact Company Title can often offer a range of unknown benefits to owners and occupiers.

We understand the legal intricacies of living, owning and investing in a company title building. Our team of professionals can help you understand company title schemes, have an interest in a positive outcome and aim to keep the company well informed.

Our property law team covers the following areas:

  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Conversion from company to strata title
  • General advice
  • Due diligence
  • Sale and purchase of shares
  • Intellectual property issues and advice
  • Trade Practices compliance
  • Drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial contracts
  • Management documentation
  • Contract administration

Community Title

Community Title involves the horizontal subdivision of land with common property that usually includes access roads, recreational facilities and open spaces.

Clinch Long Woodbridge has substantial experience in assisting property owner clients as well as strata managers in managing the legal aspects associated with community title property.

Increasingly large developments comprise areas which are used by a large number of residents. This may include tennis courts, gymnasiums and community centres. We advise on the rights and obligations of owners in such developments.

We can advise on and act in relation to disputes regarding the payment or nonpayment of levies, conflict between parties (including property owners, contractors, occupiers and members of the body corporate executive) and the drafting of a full range of official documents in relation to the management of the community title.

Contact a member of our Property Law Team for insightful and responsive advice regarding all aspects of Community Title.

Strata Title

Increasing urban density has brought with it a rise in the number of properties available under a Strata Title arrangement.

This creates new complexities for property purchasers, owners and managers. Our Property Law Team is experienced in guiding and advising clients on a range of matters related to Strata Title.

We advise prospective purchasers on factors to consider when buying a Strata Title property and review the terms of the contract to help ensure that our clients have a clear understanding of the rights and obligations that will apply.

For Strata Title managers, we provide a number of services including assistance with the development of by-laws and contracts, conveyancing, advice in relation to covenants and easements, advice in relation to property insurance, guidance on occupational health and safety (OH&S) requirements, and advice and representation in the event of disputes arising.

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