Leaky Building Law

We at Cairns Slane have considerable experience in acting for Body Corporates and homeowners, often in conjunction with litigation lawyers, on the property and commercial aspects of leaky building claims.

We understand that owners of leaky buildings can face significant economic and emotional stresses and we work hard with such owners to minimise these impacts and reach an outcome which best meets their needs.

Specific Areas Of Expertise

  • Drafting sale and purchase agreements for leaky buildings
  • Retention and assignment of litigation rights
  • Buy back contracts and settlements
  • Advising on recladding and repair contracts for leaky buildings
  • Advising Body Corporates on their liabilities


We want the best solution for our clients, and take a pragmatic, business-like approach to achieving exactly that.

We are proactive about identifying potential legal issues before they arise – our risk-awareness is invaluable to our clients.