Welcome to SMH - Your Partner in BODY CORPORATE LAW

In the often complex field of Body Corporate Law, quick access to experienced, energetic and up-to-date lawyers capable of producing the right results is essential.

We have a team of lawyers who exclusively practice in Body Corporate Law in both Queensland and New South Wales. You will benefit from our many years of accumulated knowledge and reliable advice and our focus on client communication and results.

Many people involved with bodies corporate are unaware of their legal obligations. We can inform you of all the necessary requirements, interpret the legal jargon and help you avoid any pitfalls.

We take a common sense approach to dispute resolution through mediation and conciliation. Our experience enables us to cut to the core of issues quickly and to provide practical advice on reaching workable commercial solutions for the parties involved, often at a minimum of cost. In circumstances where the parties are unable to achieve a mutual resolution, our team of expert lawyers have a depth of experience in all aspects of litigation from Adjudication and Tribunal proceedings, right through to Magistrates and District Court proceedings and appeals.

We can provide expert advice and services to all parties involved in strata and community titles, including:

  • Bodies Corporate / Owners Corporations
  • Executive Committees
  • Resident Managers / Caretakers / Letting Agents
  • Owners / Occupiers
  • Body Corporate Managers / Strata Managing Agents
  • Property Developers 

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Our services

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide unparalleled service, quality advice and strong representation to our clients to: 

  • Assist them interpret and understand the law
  • Assist them understand their rights and obligations
  • Ensure their rights are protected

We regularly provide expert advice and assistance to other law firms in the area of Body Corporate Law, which is a testament to our experience in this specialist area and recognition within the industry of our firm as leaders in the field.

We pride ourselves not only on our expert knowledge, but on delivering quality legal services and building strong relationships with our clients.  

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Our BODY CORPORATE Law

Our expert services include:

  • Advice on all body corporate and strata issues in Queensland and New South Wales
  • Management Rights agreements
  • Assignment of Management Rights
  • Community Management Statement and by-law review, advice and registration
  • Recovery of outstanding levies and contributions
  • Dispute resolution and mediation
  • Adjudication and Tribunal proceedings
  • Building and construction defects
  • Set-up and structuring of Management Rights in new or existing complexes in all states of Australia 

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Client testimonials

"We have been associated with Small Myer Hughes for a number of years now and their service, advice and professionalism are outstanding. Jarad and his team have enabled us to focus on the day to day operations of bodies corporate and we know that we can rely on SMH to assist with the more diverse and complicated issues that confront us on a regular basis. Some of these issues have ranged from the collection of outstanding levies to that of advice regarding the establishment of Principal bodies corporate and large staged developments. With legislation constantly changing it is difficult to keep up and you need a firm which you can rely upon. If you are looking for energetic professional people, reliable communication and precise solid advice you can’t go past Small Myer Hughes."

Michael Young - Business Manager, AM Strata

"I have worked with Jared Maher on various matters over the past few years. I have found SMH to be extremely efficient in all the dealings we have had with them. Jared’s experience in BSA and building defects issues is excellent and we have found the issues resolved in a timely manner. I have no hesitation in recommending this firm to any prospective clients."

Melissa Pahl - Director, Strata Sphere

"As a Body Corporate Manager Company we work closely from time to time with Solicitors on wide and varied matters, so finding a company with efficient and knowledgeable staff is vital to our business. To that end we have used the services of Small Myers Hughes on many occasions, in particular with matters associated with property and body corporate legislation. We have always found their advice to be very sound and comprehensive, carried out in an efficient and timely manner and most importantly at reasonable rates. The staff that we have dealt with over the years always extend a courteous manner and tend to go beyond the brief, offering additional support if required. Based upon this experience that we have enjoyed we will continue to utilise the services of Small Myers Hughes into the future. We unreservedly recommend their services. "

Michael Groves - Director, AM Strata

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Phone:+ 61 7 5552 6666
Fax:+ 61 7 5528 0955
Email:info@smh.net.au
Address:Level 2, 17 Welch St Southport, Qld, 4215
Postal:PO Box 1876
Southport 4215

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