Strata, community, and neighbourhood schemes are governed and controlled by laws and management documents that are complex. As a strata, community, and neighbourhood scheme specialist, Wroth offers expert advice on everything related to these schemes and has extensive experience in devising innovative community and land sharing solutions.
Native Title claims is a special area of expertise for Wroth. This includes native title and Aboriginal land rights, environmental and heritage laws, land use and development, organisations and governance, administrative law, and community development. Wroth acted in two of the first three successful native title claims in NSW on behalf of various Bundjalung Native Title claim groupsand was the solicitor acting for the Bundjalung groups who ultimately secured Native Title rights in Byron Bay and in the Evans Head / Coraki area.
Wroth has had extensive experience providing services to numerous not-for-profit organizations across a range of different areas and has a thorough understanding of the laws governing this sector. Our legal services cover companies limited by guarantee, incorporated associations, and charitable trusts.
Wroth has extensive experience dealing with property conflict resolution, beneficiary issues under fixed trusts, and disputes between landlords and lessees, mortgagees and borrowers, and co-owners of land. We handle matters related to planning matters, retirement villages, building disputes, actions for possession, actions relating to the appointment of trustees for the sale of land and the apportionment of the proceeds of sale.
Community Titles / Multiple Occupancy
- If you are thinking of buying into a multiple occupancy…
- If you live on a multiple occupancy and would like to convert it to community title…
- If you live on a multiple occupancy and are having troubles with your neighbours…
- If you live on a multiple occupancy and would like to create guidelines for everyone to live by…
- If you would like to set up a multiple occupancy or community…
Throughout the whole period of his practice Wroth has been involved in the formation of communities and groups of people owning land in common.
His practice has developed in this area and he has been involved in a number of significant innovations in the Northern Rivers region including:
- the use of comprehensive agreements by tenants in common
- the conversion of multiple occupancies or rural land sharing communities to community title developments
- leasehold schemes and licences
- constitutions for companies operating rural land sharing communities
- unit trusts.
Recently he has conceived of a concept for the formation of “intentional neighbourhoods” originally as an alternative to retirement villages but without the constraints including age restrictions.He has developed detailed precedents for the creation of such schemes and the transfers of interest in such schemes.
Additionally, he has been involved in significant litigation involving planning matters, retirement villages, building disputes, actions for possession, actions relating to the appointment of trustees for sale of land and the apportionment of the proceeds of sale.
He has prepared management statements and associated documents and advised on tax and other issues relating to a large number of community title schemes.