MONIES PAID INTO COURT – council sold unit for unpaid rates – owner missing – net proceeds of sale paid into court – PAYMENT OUT – owners corporation and purchaser claim monies – agreement to distribute monies pari passu – r 41.3 UCPR – r 55.11 UCPR – owners corporation’s recovery expenses disproportionate – purchaser paid in full and balance to owners corporation. STRATA SCHEMES – expenditure on legal services –obligations of strata managing agent and owners’ corporation lawyers to supervise legal expenditure – owners’ corporation entitled to recover reasonable expenses – s86(2A) Strata Schemes Management Act.

Council of the City of Sydney v Baboon Pty Limited [2020] NSWSC 1480 (16 October 2020)