Considering Mediation – Get the Right Advice!

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How should your owners corporation deal with a request from a lot owner to attend at Mediation?

Mediation is an important part of the dispute resolution processes for strata schemes pursuant to the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015.

A recent decision of the Appeal Panel of NCAT  has underlined the need for agreements reached at Mediation to be sufficiently certain if they are to be capable of being enforced under the strata legislation.

This in turn raises questions about how owners corporations should approach Mediation, particularly the most common form of Mediation for strata matters, under the auspices of Fair Trading NSW.

In this recent case we explain how getting the wrong advice can stop you from enforcement.

Where ever possible an owners corporation should take the following steps Mediation and the Right Advice.

For all NSW strata legal including by-laws, building defect and levy collection advice contact us here or call 02 9562 1266, we’re happy to assist.

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