Kate Taylor

 
Kate Taylor
Graduate

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Kate has been working at Bannermans since May 2016. Kate commenced at Bannermans in a legal administrative role while completing her Juris Doctor. She has progressed over the course of her time with the firm and is currently a Graduate.

 

Kate works in the Strata and Construction teams undertaking the following work:

 

Strata

  • By-law drafting, consolidation and registration
  • Reviewing and advising on by-laws
  • By-law enforcement
  • Advising as to strata issues including unauthorised works, repair and maintenance responsibilities and refusal of by-laws under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015
  • Assisting with the preparation of and advice as to amending building management agreements, strata management agreements and community management statements
  • Assisting with the preparation for strata disputes in the NSW Civil and Administration Tribunal

Building and construction

  • Advising on statutory warranty periods
  • Assisting with acting for owners corporations in the NSW Civil and Administration Tribunal and Supreme Court of NSW
  • Assisting owners corporations in relation to the enforcement and supervision of work orders and settlement agreements for rectification works;
  • Assisting with advising on settlement deeds and assisting owners corporations in relation to the enforcement and supervision of work orders and settlement agreements for rectification works.
  • Briefing and engaging with technical building experts such as consultant specialists, surveyors and engineers.
  • Assisting owners corporations in relation to the enforcement and supervision of work orders and settlement agreements for rectification works;
  • Assisting in alternative dispute resolution including mediation;

Strata levy recovery and Bankruptcy

  • Advising owners corporations on items that can be claimed during levy recovery;
  • Drafting and preparing levy recovery documents from letters of demand to default judgments and garnishee orders;
  • Working closely with the strata manager clients in an attempt to achieve a resolution and payment of the strata debt;
  • Assisting in preparation and running of bankruptcy proceedings against lot owners;
  • Assisting strata managers in the allocation of strata levy payments.

Cost Assessment

  • Assisting with the preparation of documents and files for cost assessment
  • Assisting with settlement negotiations in relation to costs arising from strata disputes

Qualifications / Memberships

  • Juris Doctor (UNSW) (2019)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications (UNSW) (2007)

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