Elly Ashley


Elly specialises in property development including advising in relation to strata and community schemes, preparing and developing appropriate governance title and subdivision structures and drafting master off-the-plan sales contracts and coordinating the sales process.


Elly’s expertise includes acting for a number of major property developers to assist with residential and mixed-use development projects by advising in relation to:

  • establishment of a strata scheme or community scheme
  • conversion and termination of strata schemes
  • compliance with the strata scheme and community scheme laws
  • drafting and negotiating section 88B instruments, by-laws and management statements for both strata and community schemes
  • site due diligence and acquisitions including acquisitions of crown land and rural land
  • Foreign Investment Review Board approval and regulations
  • finance due diligence
  • drafting off-the-plan contracts and co-ordinating the sales process.


30 January 2018 - Blog

Purchasers of 'new residential premises' to remit GST on behalf of developer from 1 July 2018

#Property & Real Estate

In the 2017-2018 Budget, the Federal Government announced that purchasers of ‘new residential premises’ or ‘new residential subdivisions’ will be required to remit the GST component of the purchase price directly to the Australian Taxation Office...

17 October 2017 - Blog

Victory for Airbnb in NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal

#Property & Real Estate

Airbnb has become a sore point for many owners and occupiers in strata schemes with many strata schemes adopting by-laws which prohibit short term accommodation letting. However, in the recent decision of Estens v Owners Strata Plan 11825 (Estens Case), the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) found that the owners corporation did not have the power to adopt a by-law which prohibited short term accommodation...

10 May 2017 - Blog

Holding Redlich’s expert guide to the 2017 Federal Budget

#Corporate & Commercial Law

Our experts summarise the key budget announcements in the areas of transport; superannuation financial services; infrastructure; property; technology, media communications; workplace relations...