Thomas Robinson – Partner

Thomas acts almost exclusively for Bodies Corporate. His depth of expertise in this area is extensive and forever growing.


Thomas Robinson – Partner

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Thomas was admitted into practice as a solicitor in Queensland in February 2014 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from Bond University in 2013. He was also admitted to the High Court of Australia in April 2014 and holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Management and Marketing from Griffith University (2008).

Thomas was made a Partner of the firm in 2021.

Prior to entering law Thomas worked for Australia’s largest independent Media Agency at the time as an Account Executive as a media planner/buyer.

Tom joined OMB Solicitors in August 2013 and works mainly in the area of Body Corporate Law. His expertise in Body Corporate expands across all areas including but not limited to, providing general advice to bodies corporate and their committees, assignment of management rights, variations to management rights, caretaker performance reviews, enforcement of by-laws, drafting by-laws and new community management statements, building defects, building/rectification works and contract review, levy recovery, general disputes and caretaker disputes.

Tom also has experience in a range of areas including but not limited to trade mark registration, development work including creation of a bodies corporate and subdivisions of land, general debt recovery, contract review, property conveyancing, commercial leasing, employment law and general litigation mostly involving bodies corporate (BCCM Office, QCAT and the Courts). Tom has also appeared in the Magistrates Court on minor criminal matters.

Tom is a current member of the Queensland Law Society and Strata Community Association (Qld). Tom is one of the founding members of ‘People In Strata’ which is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the fostering of a positive Strata Industry for all providers to the industry. Tom is a current volunteer management committee member for People In Strata.

Thomas acts almost exclusively for bodies corporate. His depth of expertise in this area is extensive and forever growing.

Thomas’ expertise includes, but is not limited to:

  • Body Corporate/Strata Law (QLD and NSW) acting exclusively for bodies corporate/owners corporations
    • Management Rights
    • Variation matters
    • Assignment matters
    • General advice
    • Drafting new caretaking and letting agreements
    • Reviewing and advising on caretaking and letting agreements (i.e. performance of duties)
    • Performance reviews of caretakers
    • Communication to lot owners on behalf of Committees
  • Disputes
    • BCCM Office applications and responses
    • QCAT applications, responses and appearances
    • Advising bodies corporate regarding such dispute work
    • Court applications, responses and appearances
    • Building defect disputes
    • Caretaker disputes
    • Lot owner disputes
    • Contractor disputes
    • Conciliations, mediations and resolutions
  • Other legislation (i.e. BUGTA, Mixed Used Development Act, Land Title Act)
    • Providing advice and full service
  • General advice
    • By-laws and drafting new by-laws/new CMS
    • General matters
    • Reviewing contracts
    • Preparing contracts (building contracts, caretaker agreements etc.)
    • Boundary identifications
    • Exclusive use allocations
    • BMS reviewing and drafting
  • Contract law
    • General advice
    • Reviewing contracts
    • Preparing contracts
  • Residential Property Conveyancing
    • Purchasing
    • Selling
  • Leasing
    • Commercial
    • Preparing leases
    • Reviewing leases
    • General advice
  • Debt Recovery
    • Body corporate
    • General debt recovery
    • advice
  • Bachelor of Business (Major in Marketing and Management) 2008
  • Juris Doctor 2013
  • Diploma in Legal Practice 2013
  • Admission in Supreme Court of Qld February 2014
  • Admission in High Court of Australia April 2014
  • Queensland Law Society (Thomas is invited by the QLS to present topics on body corporate issues to its members)
  • Member of SCA Queensland (and actively supports the Body Corporate industry by internal training and presentations, attendance at the SCA (Queensland) conference and meeting with industry stakeholders)


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