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Court imposes $5.3 Million special levy
A judge has ordered the owners of a 40-unit residential complex in Coquitlam to pay a $5.3-million special levy for leak repairs after the strata failed to take appropriate action to deal with the problem.Click here to read the full article in The Province...
Notorious Oasis Hostel in the News
The long saga of an illegal North Vancouver short-term rental has entered its endgame.The townhouse property, known as the “Oasis Hostel,” has hit the market with a list price of $965,000. A B.C. Supreme Court judge ordered its sale in June...Click below...
Alterations to a strata lot and common property
Watch Jennifer Neville on YouTube, a guest speaker on the topic of responding to alteration requests.Click here to watch the video on YouTube.
Stephen Hamilton in a historic video conference hearing before the Supreme Court of Canada
Stephen Hamilton represents a BC Strata Corporation in a historic first-ever COVID-19 video conference hearing before the Supreme Court of Canada on June 9, 2020. The appeal was the first ever Strata Property Act case heard by the Supreme Court of...
Jennifer Neville To Present On Electric Vehicles and Strata Corporations
On November 15, 2018, Jennifer Neville will be on a panel at a seminar for the Urban Development Institute to discuss the impact of electric vehicles on strata corporations.
Hamilton & Company In The News For Winning An Application Against An Owner Who Was Found To Be In Contempt Of Court
On October 24, 2018, lawyer Stephen Hamilton appeared in B.C. Supreme Court and obtained an order against an owner who was renting her strata lot through Air BnB, in contempt of an order from the Civil Resolution Tribunal. Click here to watch the Global...
Adrienne Murray and Jennifer Neville Speak at The Pama Fall Conference
On September 27, 2018, Adrienne Murray and Jennifer Neville gave a presentation at the PAMA Fall Conference on air space parcels, and how they are used.
Hamilton & Company Wins Precedent Setting Case
On September 20, 2018, Hamilton & Company won an important case regarding "retroactive strata fees". Click here to learn more about the decision.
Jennifer Neville on the Lynda Steele show
What’s the legal precedent for banning smoking entirely in a multi-dwelling building? Jennifer Neville appeared on the Lynda Steele show to discuss the rights and obligations of strata corporations and owners with respect to smoking. Listen to her...
Hamilton & Company wins precedent setting case
On September 21, 2017 Hamilton & Company led the way in a precedent setting strata windup lawsuit which resulted in a group of condominium owners winning a huge court victory over their neighbours. Lawyer Stephen Hamilton believes that BC Supreme Court...
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