Allison Benson, Kerin Benson Lawyers

Allison is a strata lawyer who has provided general strata advice, acted in strata disputes (including building defect disputes) and worked with clients in preparing and enforcing by-laws and strata management statements, since 2008. From 2012 onwards, Allison has acted exclusively on behalf of owners corporations and lot owners in respect of both strata and community association disputes and building and construction disputes. Allison has extensive experience in commercial litigation and dispute resolution, having represented clients in contractual claims, interpretation of by-laws and rules, Home Building Act claims and levy recovery claims at all levels of court proceedings, including in the Court of Appeal and in the former CTTT (now the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal known as NCAT). Allison’s knowledge across a variety of strata schemes matters enables her to advise owners corporations, lot owners and other interested parties on a range of issues and to represent their interests both informally and before the courts. Allison is a member of the Australian College of Community Association Lawyers (ACCAL), the Newcastle Law Society and the Society of Construction Law Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Newcastle. Allison's LinkedIn Profile. Allison is a regular contributor to LookUpStrata. You can take a look at Allison's articles here .

Published: 15th Jul 2024 | 1 Comments

NSW: Disagree With A Strata Committee Decision? What Can You Do?

Updated: 15th Jul 2024

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Published: 06th May 2024 | 1 Comments

NSW: Insurances, Commissions, and Kickbacks in Our Strata & Community Title Schemes

Updated: 13th May 2024

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Published: 29th Apr 2024 | 0 Comments

NSW: How To Conduct A Meeting Of The Owners Corporation? Some Tips.

Updated: 06th May 2024

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Published: 03rd Apr 2024 | 0 Comments

NSW: An Entirely “Proportionate Response” To Proportionate Liability

Updated: 22nd Apr 2024

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Published: 18th Mar 2024 | 0 Comments

NSW: Can I Buy Common Property?

Updated: 11th Apr 2024

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Published: 06th Feb 2024 | 0 Comments

NSW: Appointing a new strata manager

Updated: 12th Feb 2024

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Published: 15th Jan 2024 | 0 Comments

NSW: Repairs v Improvements to the Common Property: When Is a Repair a Repair?

Updated: 22nd Jan 2024

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Published: 04th Dec 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: You Don’t Agree With An NCAT Decision? The Requirements Of An Appeal

Updated: 15th Jan 2024

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Published: 13th Oct 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Noisy Pipework – Who Must Maintain It?

Updated: 07th Nov 2023

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Published: 03rd Oct 2023 | 1 Comments

NSW: Is it important to comply with notice (and other) legislative requirements for general meetings?

Updated: 16th Oct 2023

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Published: 19th Sep 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: “You Can’t Say That!” – Defamation Reforms and Strata Schemes

Updated: 02nd Oct 2023

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Published: 14th Aug 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Consolidations now apply to Management Statements too…

Updated: 21st Aug 2023

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Published: 31st Jul 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Is It In An Owners Corporation’s Interest To Be Diligent?

Updated: 07th Aug 2023

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Published: 12th Jul 2023 | 2 Comments

NSW: The Do’s/Don’t Of Amending The By-Laws For Your Strata Scheme

Updated: 12th Jul 2023

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Published: 03rd Jul 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Who let the dogs in? NCAT– and option B of the model by-laws in sch 3 of the strata schemes management regulations 2016.

Updated: 10th Jul 2023

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Published: 13th Jun 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Peek-A-Boo: Can You See The Works To My Apartment?

Updated: 19th Jun 2023

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Published: 05th Apr 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Cost Recovery By-Laws And Strata Schemes: Are They Valid?

Updated: 17th Apr 2023

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Published: 17th Mar 2023 | 0 Comments

NSW: Can a lot owner nominate themselves for election as a member of the strata committee?

Updated: 03rd Apr 2023

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Published: 16th Jan 2023 | 6 Comments

NSW: Smoking in Strata Schemes – Continued Good News for Non-Smokers

Updated: 23rd Jan 2023

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Published: 29th Nov 2022 | 0 Comments

NSW: Strata Renovations – The Importance of a Good By-Law

Updated: 02nd Dec 2022

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