The Owners – Strata Plan 80647 v WFI Insurance Limited t/as Lumley Insurance
The Supreme Court of NSW has recently considered whether an Owners Corporation could recover from the insurer of a formerly bankrupt builder, following that builder’s discharge. The Owners – Strata Plan 80647 v WFI Insurance Limited t/as Lumley Insurance  NSWSC 1161 concerned allegedly defective building work carried out in a residential strata development. The Court held that the insurer was not entitled to deny indemnity to the Owners Corporation despite the builder being discharged from bankruptcy prior to the claim being made. Read the article………….
A recent hearing deciding whether or not an appeal could go ahead revealed an interesting lesson about by-laws in strata.
On 8 October 2014, the High Court in Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288  HCA 36
If the mark of good law reform is that all stakeholders are a little pissed off, then the new strata