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.