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2019

Mahoneys secures costs for resident manager in landmark QCAT victory

By: Mitchell Downes
25 January 2019

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
25 January 2019

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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2018

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

By: John Forde
12 November 2018

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
2 November 2018

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
31 October 2018

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
8 October 2018

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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Mahoneys wins again for resident managers

By: Mitchell Downes
19 September 2018

Mahoneys has secured yet another win for resident managers in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. The trial was hard fought over 10 days of hearing. There w...

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行业快讯: 小区经理遭到Committee欺压怎么办?

By: Ben Seccombe
22 August 2018

早在2015年,Mahoneys律师行为小区经理在昆州成功的对于workplace bullying提出昆士兰第一件成功的诉讼案。这一步引领着行业为小区...

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Industry update: Caretaker bullying by bodies corporate

By: Ben Seccombe
8 August 2018

Back in 2015, Mahoneys acted for the first caretaker recognised by the Fair Work Commission as a ‘worker’ for the purposes of a workplace bullying action and we conti...

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The goose, the golden egg and the assignment

By: John Mahoney
29 June 2018

In an article I wrote some 5 years ago I expressed concern at a trend in management rights of inexperienced managers being sold management rights on promises of minimal w...

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Uncertainty around short term letting

By: John Mahoney
27 June 2018

For a variety of reasons we have in recent months fielded many enquiries about short term lettings. Some clients have wanted to prevent Airbnb, some have wanted to stop l...

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