Bugden Legal is a small Queensland law firm focused on providing Legal solutions to all stakeholders on body corporate and community management issues.

Principal lawyer Gary Bugden OAM has a wealth of practical experience in strata and community titles – as a lawyer, real estate development consultant and as a director of several companies involved in the strata industry.

Nationally, Gary has been a long term partner of a National law firm, former Adjunct Professor of Law, National Editor of the Australian Property Law Bulletin and is a Fellow and former Founding President of the Australian College of Community Association Lawyers. He is the author of numerous books and loose-leaf services on body corporate law and management in NSW and QLD.

Internationally, Gary has consulted for many overseas Governments on strata title, land law and real estate laws, most recently setting up the strata and community title legal framework for the Dubai and Abu Dhabi Governments. Additionally, he has worked on the title and management structuring of some of the largest and most complex real estate developments in the world.

Gary’s leadership at Bugden Legal is now available to Governments, bodies corporate, their committees, managers and owners.

Gary Bugden

Gary Francis Bugden OAM was born at Casino, New South Wales, Australia, in 1947 to Francis Aloysius Bugden and Nita Rae Bugden. He was educated at Marist Brothers High School, Casino and St John’s College “Woodlawn” at Lismore New South Wales. He studied law while articled to the late Leslie Charles Thomas Sedgwick in Casino and was first admitted to legal practice in New South Wales in 1970.

Tsung-Han (Kevin) Pai

Gary is assisted by Tsung-Han (Kevin) Pai, who practices exclusively in strata and community titles. Kevin is an honours graduate from the University of Queensland and is currently undertaking post graduate studies in Strata Titles at the Queensland University of Technology under a scholarship from the Australian College of Community Associate Lawyers.

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