Stratavine is a technology company focusing on the digitisation of legal services to the strata and community titles sector. It is a fully-owned subsidiary of leading strata law firm, Bugden Allen Lawyers.
Bugden Allen Lawyers is headed up by two of Australia’s leading experts on strata title law and property development – Dr Gary Bugden OAM and Michael Allen. Gary and Michael have a wealth of practical experience in strata and community titles, having held roles as lawyers, authors, university lecturers and directors of several property and strata related companies.
Bugden Allen Lawyers provide legal services and technology to the property and development industry, with a particular focus on strata and community titles schemes and developments. With offices in Brisbane and Sydney, Bugden Allen Lawyers has a team of experts who provide insightful and efficient legal solutions to all strata stakeholders.
Bugden Allen Lawyer’s practice areas extend to:
Previous to his role with Bugden Allen Lawyers, Gary Bugden was a long-term partner of the international law firm, Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons), a former Adjunct Professor of Law and National Editor of the Australian Property Law Bulletin. He is the author of numerous books and loose-leaf services on body corporate law and management in NSW and QLD.
Internationally, Gary has consulted for many overseas governments on strata title, land law and real estate laws in Asia, the Pacific and the Middle East. Additionally, he has worked on the title and management structuring of some of the largest and most complex real estate developments in the world.
Gary’s partner, Michael Allen specialises in major property projects and developments with an emphasis on mixed use, commercial, infrastructure, tourism, industrial and urban development projects. For 20 years Michael was a partner in the Sydney real estate team of Mallesons Stephen Jaques’ which was described in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as “quite simply the best”.
For 14 years Michael was the author of the loose-leaf report “NSW Strata and Community Titles Law”. He is a former associate lecturer in law at the University of Technology, Sydney and currently an occasional lecturer in law, University of NSW, Sydney.