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Elly Ashley

Senior Associate - Sydney

Areas of Expertise

Property & Real Estate

Expertise

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.

Experience

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.

Publications

03 July 2019 - Knowledge

Tribunal’s hands tied when it comes to tenants

#Property & Real Estate

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal Appeal Panel’s recent decision in Feletti v Eales has highlighted the limitations of enforcing by-laws against tenants in a strata scheme.

25 October 2018 - Knowledge

Every dog has its day - Tribunal rules on interpretation of 'harsh and oppressive' by-laws concerning a pet ownership by-law

#Property & Real Estate

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal recently handed down a decision concerning a by-law seeking to entirely ban pet ownership within the strata scheme.