New South Wales

Grace Lawyers is the premier strata law firm in NSW with specialist teams that can provide legal advice and assist in any matter arising out of strata and community living. We are experts in strata law. Whether it’s the recovery of strata levies, advice on complex strata, community association and mixed used property and planning issues or complex building and construction font and back end work, Grace Lawyers NSW represents small, iconic and large schemes all over the state – including the Central Coast, Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Tamworth or Tweed Heads in the north, The Shire, Wollongong or Queanbeyan to the south or Parramatta, Liverpool, Dubbo or Albury to the west.

The Sydney Team is led by Daniel Radman and Colin Grace. While being synonymous with providing quality strata advice, Grace Lawyers has also grown to have specialist teams in insolvency law led by partner Daniel Radman, Insurance Law and Strata Litigation led by partner Peter Ton and Building and Construction Law led by partner Jessica Bates. We have achieved outstanding results including leading higher court decisions in all areas of law in which we practice. You may view some of our recent results in NSW here.

A key difference between Grace Lawyers and that of other strata law firms is that we understand that we can’t be all things to all people. Accordingly our main focus is advising strata managers, owners corporations and strata committees to achieve the best outcomes for the body corporate and in turn all lot owners who live in those schemes.

We understand that giving back to the industry and community in which we work is important. Being at the forefront of the areas in which we practice, Grace Lawyers NSW  contributes a lot of time and resources in assisting industry bodies, government and its clients in providing education as well as advice and submissions on law reform. Outside of the legal environment we also participate and contribute to many different charitable organisations with a special place for those charities involving the needs of children and animals which includes our support of programmes such as the Smith Family Child Sponsorship and the Animal Welfare Leagues Kennel Sponsorship.


Our Queensland team is led by Brenton Schoch from our Brisbane office, and Jarad Maher and Brendan Pitman from our Gold Coast office.

In 2023, Grace Lawyers was recognised as the leading Strata Services Business through Strata Community Association (Qld) (SCA (Qld)).  SCA (Qld) is the peak industry body for the strata sector.  Its membership consists of strata management companies, strata service suppliers, community titles schemes and lot owners.

This award is drawn from the wide pool of suppliers of all types of services across the industry, such as legal, insurance, property maintenance, engineering, utilities, other professional services, technology, etc.  We were previously listed as a finalist in 2021.

We regularly act for and advise some of the largest and most iconic strata schemes and integrated resorts in Queensland. We service and meet clients in all areas of Queensland. We regularly visit Cairns, Townsville, Tweed and other northern and southern areas. We are mobile and committed to servicing bodies corporate in regional areas.

We maintain a busy practice acting exclusively for bodies corporate in management rights matters and in defects disputes against builders and developers. This avoids any potential conflict of interest and keeps us at the forefront of the industry.

We provide support and assistance to many of the leading industry bodies for strata, including the Strata Community Association (QLD), Australian Building Management Accreditation (ABMA) and Australian Apartment Advocacy (AAA).

We have developed a reputation for being trusted with complex litigation, and taking a principled approach in management rights matters by which the best interests of lot owners and body corporate are placed before other stakeholders.

We provide clear and understandable guidance to help committees better manage difficult problems and difficult personalities that arise within their strata communities.

Our long standing clients, and the strata managers who refer to us exclusively, understand the point of difference, expertise and depth we bring to the strata law industry. Hear what some of our clients and referrers have to say about us in their own words here.

Our key contacts in Queensland are:

Brenton Schoch, Partner

Jarad Maher, Partner

Brendan Pitman, Partner

Craig Francis, Special Counsel

You may view some of our recent results in Queensland here.