This 1-day intensive seminar primarily covers the must know topics within strata management, especially for members of the joint management committee, management corporation, managing agents and developers. The legislations that will be referred to are the Strata Management Act 2013; Strata Management (Maintenance and Management) Regulations 2015; and Strata Management (Compounding of Offences) Regulations 2019.
The key topics include:
• Handing over Vacant Possession
• Formation of JMB or MC
• What to do when there are no share units assigned to a Development Area?
• Uniform Rate vs Different Rates of Charges
• Strata Management (Compounding of Offences) Regulations 2019
• How to recover monies (charges or debt due)
• How to make a claim and get an award in the Strata Management Tribunal
A Certificate of Legal Practice (“CLP”) Book-prize winner, the founding partner of Chee Hoe & Associates, Mr Lai was admitted and enrolled as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2005. He was also the Chairperson of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Young Lawyers Committee. He acts for the Bar Council on various cases.
Mr Lai specialises in both civil and corporate litigation in particular strata management disputes. He also provides corporate advisory works and advises corporates on strata related pre-emptive actions. He argues complicated strata management issues in court regularly and is constantly sought after to provide trainings and talks.
He acts for joint management committees (JMC), management corporations (MC) and developers. He is also the author of the book “Strata Management Practice & Procedure, 2019 Edition” published by CLJ Publication.
He also regularly updates Strata related cases on https://blog.burgielaw.com/. He was also the Chairperson of various Management Corporations in Kuala Lumpur and one of the development area he chaired, Solaris Dutamas recently won the best managed property in the mixed development category organised by the Edge.
He is also empanelled with the Asian International Arbitration Centre (“AIAC”) as a chartered arbitrator (fellow of CIArb) and certified adjudicator.