Management Rights

Australia’s leading Management Rights practice

Mahoneys has a long history in the complex field of management rights law. This is a highly specialised legal discipline best handled by experts who understand its history and evolving legislation. Our professional staff have focused on extensively in Management Rights for decades, providing expert advice to buyers and sellers and managing intricate transactions.

Pioneering experts

Mahoneys has acted for managers in Management Rights transactions (and the granting of further options or renewals of management rights) in several thousands of strata buildings in Queensland and New South Wales. As head of the Mahoneys property division, founding partner John Mahoney has developed particular expertise in this area. More recently, we have also advised managers in Victoria, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

We have represented the Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA) and the industry generally for more than 25 years. During that time, we have represented the industry in negotiations with the state and federal government on every significant piece of management rights legislation. Mr Mahoney was responsible for developing key parts of the current legislation.

Serve your business better with focused legal support from Australia's management rights and property experts.

Proudly representing resident managers

Our team remain passionate about helping resident managers nation-wide, resulting in many referrals and repeat business.

The types of management rights services we provide include:

  • Acting in the sale and purchase of management rights
  • Developing strategies to approach bodies corporate to secure new agreements or additional options
  • Preparing letting appointments or special conditions
  • Attending and addressing body corporate meetings
  • Dispute resolution
  • General advice and assistance on all management rights issues

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Contact partners John Mahoney or Matthew Manz for Management Rights advice.

Call the team on +61 7 3007 3777 or fill in the form





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