Our in-depth understanding of the strata industry is based on experience acting for all the stakeholders in different projects.

We take a balanced, strategic and commercial approach in guiding committees, lot owners and other stakeholders through the myriad of legislation and competing interests that govern community title schemes to achieve a desired result.

Our expertise

  • Advising committees on all aspects of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act and its regulation modules
  • Dispute resolution applications through the
    • Office of the Commissioner for Body Corporate and Community Management
    • Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal.
  • Appeals of orders made by adjudicators and referees.
  • Advising bodies corporate on the proposed assignment, variation, extension and termination of management rights agreements.
  • Off the plan developments
  • Reviewing and advising on by-laws.
  • Assisting committees to deal with building defects.

  • Advising on the Building Units and Group Titles Act
  • Advising on rights and obligations under building management statements.
  • Assisting committee with objections to development applications for neighbouring land and any other planning and environment matters that may affect the scheme land
  • Litigation in the
    • Magistrates Court
    • District Court
    • Supreme Court
    • Federal Court
    • Appellant Courts

Whatever your building management challenges – we’re with you.


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Thynne + Macartney is registered as a pre-qualified Legal Service supplier for Queensland Local Governments (and other defined Purchasers) in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2009 (the "Act") and Local Government Regulation 2012 (the "Regulation").


Awards & Recognition

Best Lawyers


  • Sue Maxwell – (2019-2024)

Leasing Law

  • Aaron Webb – (2021-2024)

Real Property

  • Aaron Webb – (2017-2024)


  • Aaron Webb – Recommended (2019-2023)
  • Cameron Graham – Recommended (2018-2023), Leading (2017)

Property & Real Estate

  • Leading Law Firm – Recommended (2018-2023)
  • Aaron Webb – Recommended (2018 & 2020-2021)
  • Cameron Graham – Recommended (2014-2018)

Partner of the Year

  • Aaron Webb, Real Estate – Finalist (2018)

Team of the Year

  • Property – Finalist (2017 & 2020-2022)