Joshua Bernie

Joshua Bernie

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Joshua has been working at Bannermans since May 2016. Before joining Bannermans Joshua worked at a general practice specialising in property and estate law, initially as a paralegal and subsequently as an admitted solicitor, running conveyancing matters for Strata and Torrens Title, applying for probate in the Supreme Court of NSW and administering deceased estates.


Since joining Bannermans, Joshua has worked in the Strata team undertaking the following work:



  • Advice as to all strata issues and disputes arising under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015
  • By-law drafting, consolidation and registration
  • Reviewing and advising on by-laws
  • By-law enforcement including penalty applications for breach of by-laws in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Preparation of and advice as to building management agreements, strata management agreements and community management statements
  • Strata disputes, acting for both lot owners and owners corporations in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
  • Alternative dispute resolution and mediations
  • Acting in debt recovery matters in the Local Court
  • Boundary disputes including easements, retaining walls and dividing fences
  • Acting for owners corporations on compulsory acquisition matters by government bodies for projects including the Light Rail Project in Parramatta and Westconnex
  • “Strata Renewal” under Part 10 of the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015
  • Preparation of collaborative agreements, bloc deeds and joint sale agreements between lot owners
  • Conveyancing for registered and “off the plan” sale and purchases, including collective sales



  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (2015)
  • Bachelor of Laws (University of Notre Dame Australia) 2014
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Management) (University of Notre Dame Australia) 2014
  • Member of the Law Society of NSW
  • Member of Young Strata Network (YSN)



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