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Statutory Land Valuations

14 March 2018 - 5:38pm

For most body corporate managers (excluding those based in Brisbane*), a fairly ordinary looking blue and white document issued by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines would have recently appeared in mail boxes across Queensland for each of the schemes they manage.

Bylaws - The complete package

12 September 2017 - 8:04am

Not sure what to do about this requirement to review your by-laws?
Do you have the Government schedule by-laws or the legislative model set of by-laws?

Construction defects high court appeal

16 February 2017 - 5:08pm

Upcoming High Court Hearing

Brookfield Australia Investments Limited (A.C.N. 008 687 063)(Brookfield) v The Owners – Strata Plan No 61288 Proceedings Number S66/2014 HC

Supreme Court decision impacts on warranty claims

16 February 2017 - 4:39pm


The Supreme Court of NSW has changed the landscape for building claims made under the Home Building Act, 1989 (NSW) following the decision of Owners Corporation SP72357 v. Dasco Constructions Pty Limited & Ors [2010] NSWSC 819 handed down on 27 July 2010.

Landmark Decision - Councils cannot escape liability for building defects

15 February 2017 - 12:40pm

Defect claims are always complex and nuances reign supreme.  In a recent case Grace Lawyers have successfully argued for an Owners Corporation of a small residential strata scheme that a Council is a developer The Owners – Strata Plan No 151721 –v- Lane Cove Council

High Court Decision - Builders Negligence. Owners Corporation loses all rights

15 February 2017 - 12:34pm

You may remember our previous industry update in the matter of The Owners – Strata Plan No 61288 v Brookfield Australia Investments Pty Ltd (2013) NSWCA 317 where the Court of Appeal found that the builder of a commercial apartment block owed a duty of care to the Owners Corporation to a

Jason Carlson appointed Head of Strata & Property Brisbane

18 September 2015 - 9:42am

Welcome aboard Jason

Grace Lawyers is proud to announce the appointment of Jason Carlson as leader of their Queensland operation. 

Property Law

Grace Lawyers is a provider of legal services to corporate clients, strata schemes, bodies corporate and community schemes

The services provided by us are at the more complex and high end of property work. This includes stratum subdivisions and the drafting of all documentation for any type of development.

We also provide an end-to-end service for property works, from the initial drafting of documents to appearing in all Courts and specialist Tribunals where disputes arise.

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