Body Corporate


Why engage Sheehan & Co to represent your Body Corporate interests?

Even in regional areas there is an increasing trend towards higher density living and more bodies corporate are being developed every year (particularly in the range of 2-10 lot developments). There is a need for small bodies corporate to comply with the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (Qld) - informal arrangements which do not comply with the Act can create unforeseen problems at a later time. 

Sheehan & Co offers you professional and accessible legal services to you or your Body Corporate and help guide you through your rights and obligations under the Act.


Whether you are a Body Corporate Manager, Committee Member or lot owner, Sheehan & Co are here to assist you by providing up to date legal advice to best advise your bodies corporate in dealing directly with legal issues and can attend committee and general meetings to provide face to face advice.


The advantage of Sheehan & Co is our expertise in understanding not only the law applying to bodies corporate but also the role of the Body Corporate Manager and the day to day operations of a Body Corporate.


Our services in this area are tailored to achieve better outcomes for you in:


  • Recovery of body corporate debts;

  • Drafting by-laws and registration of Community Management Statements (CMS);

  • General body corporate and community title advice;

  • Applications to the Commissions Office including conciliation and adjudication;

  • Attendance and advice at meetings – committee and general;

  • Advice on management and letting agreements;

  • Building Defects Claims.

Make an appointment 

Our office is centrally located within the Surat Basin and we are pleased to meet with clients in person, via telephone or home visit to discuss your legal needs in this area.


Remember - it pays to get the right advice!