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Victoria to limit term of management rights agreements

By: John Mahoney

In a move which has caught the industry by surprise the Victorian Government has introduced legislation which seeks to limit the term of management rights put in place by...

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The crucial difference between exercising options and top-ups

By: Amy Mckee

A troublesome element of management rights legislation is the difference between exercising a current option and ‘topping up’. Here, we explain where the confusion li...

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Avoiding disputes

By: John Mahoney

As I began to gather my thoughts before writing this article, I thought back to the night of the ARAMA awards presentation evening and to the two managers of the year (pe...

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Stop reading this article

By: John Mahoney

Instead, go and check the option exercise dates in your management rights agreements and deeds of variation where you or a previous manager may have added a further optio...

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Mahoneys secures costs for resident manager in landmark QCAT victory

By: Mitchell Downes

Recently, Mahoneys acted for a resident manager in a termination dispute with the Body Corporate. The trial lasted 10 days. Our client, the resident manager, was successf...

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Why a lot owner deed is so important

By: John Mahoney

A recent decision of the Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management (OCBCCM) has highlighted the importance of complying with the ‘lot owner...

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Three strikes and you’re out – but only if you play fair

By: John Forde

We are pleased to announce a further victory for one of our resident manager clients in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Appeal Tribunal. In this matter the Body C...

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War, what is it good for?

By: Will Kenny

With so much at stake, Mahoneys recommends community title scheme managers work towards an amicable solution before pursuing litigation. In Mahoneys’ recent victory in

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A matter of trust: the fiduciary duties of body corporate committees

By: John Forde

An exploration of how body corporate committee members have a legal responsibility to carry out their duties judiciously – particularly regarding the use of “informat...

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Mahoneys 又一次为小区经理取得胜利

By: Mitchell Downes

Mahoneys 在QCAT法庭上又一次为昆士兰的物业管理经理群博得了胜利。 此次的审讯长达十天,双方展示的呈堂证供超过了两千页的宣...

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