Katya Prideaux


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Katya began her legal career in Townsville and was admitted as a lawyer in 2020. Originally starting out in commercial litigation, undertaking various claim and debt recovery matters in the Magistrates and District Courts and QCAT, Katya worked predominately in transactional, property and commercial matters. This has included undertaking and assisting with the acquisition and disposal of commercial property, leasing, business purchases and sales.

Katya took a keen interest in body corporate law and relocated to Brisbane to further develop her skills in this area.  She will be working alongside Todd Garsden in the body corporate team.


Mahoneys was named “Law Firm of the Year” at the 2023 Strata Community Association (Qld) awards. The “Strata Services Business Legal Firms Award” acknowledged firms who delivered exceptional client services; relationships built on identifying and meeting expectations; and a seamless client experience with an unwavering commitment to providing a high level of services (including cost, quality of legal advice and added value to everyone).

Mahoneys has set an exemplary standard in the Strata industry. Their commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainability is truly commendable. They’ve not only met but exceeded all judging criteria, making them a standout choice for this prestigious award. Mahoneys – A leader in Strata legal services, paving the way for a brighter and more efficient future.” (Strata Community Association Queensland)

Key service areas

  • Body Corporate
  • Management Rights

Qualifications & memberships

  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Business (Management)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Admitted to practice in Queensland
  • Member, Queensland Law Society

Recent experience

  • Complex subdivision realignment and amalgamation matters
  • Advising bodies corporate in relation to by-laws and management rights agreements
  • Reviewing and drafting amendments to deeds of variation and deeds of assignment
  • Advising on issues related to the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997, associated regulations and other strata legislation

Katya's News and Insights

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BCCMA Changes Start 1 May 2024

By: Mahoneys
22 March 2024

Mahoneys featured in LookUpStrata

By: Mahoneys
11 March 2024

New body corporate legislation - what smoking, parking and pet by-laws do you need for your scheme?

By: Mahoneys
23 November 2023