Elly specialises in property development including advising in relation to strata and community schemes, preparing and developing appropriate governance title and subdivision structures, acquisitions and disposals, drafting master off-the-plan sales contracts and acting on complex acquisitions, disposals and joint venture arrangements.
Elly is an Accredited Property Specialist and has been a member of the Law Society’s Property Committee and Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee since 2021.
Elly is also a member of NSW UDIA’s Strata, Community Committee and the Australian College of Strata Lawyers.
Elly’s expertise includes acting for a number of major property developers and government entities to assist with residential and mixed-use development projects by advising in relation to:
Elly also assists developers, Owners Corporations and Associations with strata and community title NCAT proceedings including proceedings relating to the reallocation of unit entitlements and waiver of initial period restrictions.
29 January 2024 - Knowledge
#Property, Planning & Development, #Construction, Infrastructure & Projects
From 1 February 2024, any building bond given on or after this date will be 3 per cent of the contract price for the building work. We look at the change and alternatives for developers.
20 September 2023 - Knowledge
#Property, Planning & Development, #Taxation, #Corporate & Commercial Law
The NSW Government has announced a number of changes to the Duties Act 1997 and Land Tax Management Act 1956 as part of its 23/24 Budget. The changes predominantly affect restructures of corporate entities and private unit trusts and are expected to deliver to the Budget $958.5 million over four years.
06 September 2023 - Knowledge
#Property, Planning & Development
When developing residential flat buildings, a developer will typically obtain a consent for the construction of the building, followed by a complying development certificate for strata subdivision. We examine how this process interacts with the Housing and Productivity Contribution for applications after 1 October 2023.
21 Feb 24 - Melbourne
The Victorian construction industry is highly regulated with directors and officers of construction companies facing general and specific risks of personal liability for the acts of their companies. In this in-person seminar, partners Ben Marshall, Chris Brodrick and Lachlan Ingram will explore three key areas of concern for directors and officers in the construction industry.
21 Feb 24
In the first instalment of our 2024 Construction & Infrastructure webinar series, partner Christine Jones will round up the significant decisions from 2023 concerning the NSW Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act and forecast what's to come in the new year. The one-hour online session will review last year's key changes to the Act, delve into the latest adjudication statistics and explore potential trends for 2024.
22 Feb 24 - Sydney
One of the few things we can rely on is change. Our annual NSW Government lawyers CLE intensive returns as an in-person CLE day, offering a range of topics and CPD core units. This year’s program invites us to filter through the noise and refresh key concepts and skills necessary for the year ahead.