Shelley is a tenacious and diligent lawyer and an integral member of the Owners Corporation Division.

Shelley Lae is focused on reaching practical and lucrative resolutions to disputes and legal proceedings between Owners Corporations, Lot Owners and other parties who deal with Owners Corporations.

Her role includes acting on behalf of Owners Corporations and providing legal advice to Owners Corporations on their legal rights and obligations under legislation. Shelley Lae leads TLFC’s levy recovery division of the Owners Corporation team. She understands that levy recovery can be complex and requires custom-made solutions that will respond specifically to the client’s situation. She plays a pivotal role in ensuring her clients are able to effectively raise or recover funds where levies remain unpaid. Shelley has extensive experience acting in enforcement proceedings for levy recovery at the Magistrates’ Court, Federal Circuit Court and Supreme Court.

Accessible and responsive, Shelley prides herself on providing efficient and effective legal advice. Shelley is tirelessly dedicated to serving the interests of her clients to ensure that she achieves the best possible outcomes on their behalf.

Beyond the firm, Shelley enjoys travelling and outdoor sports.

Being true to yourself never goes out of style.
- Legally Blonde

Qualifications & Industry Memberships

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Majoring in Human Resource Management), Bachelor of Laws, University of Wollongong)
  • Member of the Law Institute of Victoria

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