Tisher Liner FC Law advises Owners Corporations for apartment buildings throughout Victoria. We provide quality and practical legal advice to Owners Corporations and their Committees on an ongoing basis to assist with compliance and reduce the likelihood of future disputes.

Tisher Liner FC Law has experience in the following Owners Corporation matters:

  • Representation in the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) Owners Corporations List regarding all issues affecting Owners Corporation including:
    • Enforcing Owners Corporation Rules;
    • Testing the meaning or validity of Owners Corporation Rules;
    • Obtain orders that lot owners comply with their legal obligations;
    • Compliance with statutory procedures for making decisions and validity of decisions;
    • Defending applications by lot owners and occupiers;
    • Advice on the merits of prosecuting and defending legal proceedings involving Owners Corporations generally;
  • Quick, efficient and cost-effective recovery of overdue Owners Corporation levies through VCAT;
  • Advice on the legal duties of Owners Corporations, Committee Members and Managers;
  • Advice on compliance with statutory procedures;
  • Drafting legally enforceable and tailored Owners Corporation Rules;
  • Advice on procedural requirements for implementing significant Owners Corporation decisions relating to expensive repair and maintenance or upgrade projects;
  • Preparing licences and leases over common property;
  • Advice on repair and maintenance costs being raised using the ‘substantial benefit’ principle;
  • Preparing tailored service agreements such as building management, concierge services and maintenance contracts specific to Owners Corporations;
  • Advice on approving changes to the legal boundaries on the plan of subdivision; and
  • Converting older Company Title and Service Company properties into Owners Corporations.

Click here to read our Frequently Asked Questions on Owners Corporations.

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Principal Nicole Wilde has recently submitted her suggestions and observations in relation to the Owners Corporations and Other Acts Amendment Bill 2019 (Vic) Exposure Draft (“the Draft Bill”).

Click here to view this submission.

Our Experts

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Principal LLB

Nicole Wilde

Nicole specialises solely in Owners Corporation law & domestic building disputes for Owners Corporations As a...
Senior Associate LLB, BCom

Yvonne Lim

Yvonne Lim practices in the area of Owners Corporation law She acts for and advises Owners Corporations and property...
Lawyer LLB

Anita Batorowicz

Anita Batorowicz focusses on specialist litigation services involving domestic building disputes for large owners...
Lawyer LLB, BA (Psychology)

Jennifer Dizon

Jennifer Dizon represents Owners Corporations who need to recover unpaid levies from lot owners who are in arrears, to...
Lawyer LLB (Hons), BA

Rebecca Rubenstein

Rebecca Rubenstein’s ability to clearly communicate with clients and her meticulous attention to detail ensures...

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