Kayla Khamis

 
Kayla Khamis
Lawyer

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F: 61 2 8920 2427
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Kayla has been working at Bannermans since July 2017. Kayla commenced at Bannermans initially in a legal administrative role while completing her university degree, and now recently admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of NSW.

 

Kayla works in both the Building and Construction and Strata teams undertaking the following work:

 

Building and Construction

  • Advising owners corporations on building defects, insurance claims, legal remedies, relevant limitations periods and current issues such as combustible cladding;
  • Assisting with acting for owners corporations in building defect claims in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal;
  • Drafting applications for building defect claims in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal;
  • 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;
  • Reviewing building contracts and advising builders and owners corporations;
  • Participating in alternative dispute resolution including mediation; and
  • Drafting settlement deeds and agreements.

Strata

  • By-law drafting, consolidation and registration;
  • Reviewing and advising on by-laws;
  • Drafting applications for strata disputes in the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal;
  • Assisting with advising owners corporation in relation to unauthorised works and repair and maintenance responsibilities under the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015; and
  • Assisting with advising owners corporations in relation to Fire Orders, particularly in respect to combustible cladding.

Qualifications/Memberships

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice 2020
  • Bachelor of Laws (Australian Catholic University) 2019
  • Member of the Law Society of NSW

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