Property Disputes

  • Triangle Wars the movie - strikes back

    After years of battling on the streets and in the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal, our client unChain St Kilda successfully achieved its goal and the goal of many St Kilda residents in preventing the proposed redevelopment of the St Kilda Triangle. 

  • Triangle Wars- The movie

    After years of battling on the streets and in the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal, our client unChain St Kilda successfully achieved its goal and the goal of many St Kilda residents in preventing the proposed redevelopment of the St Kilda Triangle. 

  • New movie highlights the St Kilda Triangle dispute

    After years of battling on the streets and in the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal, our client unChain St Kilda successfully achieved its goal and the goal of many St Kilda residents in preventing the proposed redevelopment of the St Kilda Triangle.

    A movie now showing at the Melbourne International Film Festival tracks the progess of this dispute from the initial opposition at Council meetings to many complex legal disputes, including freedom of information applications, administrative law review and costs disputes.

  • Protection for Home Owners for Domestic Building Works

    With many of us undertaking renovation works on our properties, or even purchasing a home where such work has already been done, it is important for home owners to be aware that they do have some protection for domestic building works undertaken on their homes, whether or not they engaged the builder or contractor themselves and regardless of how the builder or contractor was engaged, which, as we know, can often be somewhat informal and not generally governed by a formal contract.

  • St Kilda Triangle fight is over

    The fate of the controversial 'St Kilda Triangle' was decided last month following a long legal battle. The St Kilda Triangle divided the local community and eventually became a key issue in City of Port Phillip elections earlier this year which resulted in a several councillors losing their seats and the eventual decision by Council to cancel the project. 

    Aitken Partners acted for the community action group unChain St Kilda and its then president, Serge Thomann, in several matters relating to the development.