Element Strata Management Services

Element Realty Strata is a well-established strata management agency servicing a wide range of properties within Sydney New South Wales.

The agency is jointly owned by two partners; one being a legal practitioner and chartered accountant with over 10 years’ experience in his practice and the other being a builder with over 5 years’ experience in the industry. With the unique and diversified skillset and experience that our executives can offer, it makes us a distinctive agency that offers strata management services in a way that is different from other agencies in the industry. Owners Corporations can also rely on our services and advices with ease as they would be well-based on the legal and building knowledge that our agency possesses.

Element Realty Strata currently manages about a thousand strata lots across different property types and services suburbs both within close proximity as well as those of a more remote area.

 

Meet Our Team

Leon Lau

Licensed Strata Manager, Licensed Real Estate Agency, Licensed Business Broker, Cert IV in Building and Construction, PgDip Business Administration

Leon has always been passionate about the property industry and has been working in the industry for over 15 years.

He first started as a real estate agent with LJ Hooker, one of the well-established real estate agencies in Australia, and has worked his way up of the corporate ladder to become an executive office at the young age of 24.

He is one of the founding members of Element Realty, and has expanded the business over the last 5-10 years to include strata management services in the company’s portfolio. He currently holds licensed qualification in various sectors in the property industry including strata management.

His extensive and well-established experiences include the management of strata, residential, commercial and retail properties; as well as preparation and attending of matters involving the Office of Fair Trading and NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

He is also directly involved with the building industry and has practical experience as a builder thus enabling him to have a better understanding of possible building defects and/or building structural issues.

Leon is responsible for overseeing the proper operation of the agency as well as assisting in complicated matters involving building defects or structural issues.

 

Kelvin Lo

Legal adviser, Practising Solicitor, Notary Public, Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Financial Analyst

Kelvin completed his Master of Law at the University of Sydney, has been practising law in Australia since 2007, and was appointed as a Notary Public back in 2012.

Prior to arriving in Australia, Kelvin has already rose to success in his field and was appointed and has served as the chief investment officer (CIO), chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO) and financial controller of various multi-national corporations / listed companies in Hong Kong.

Kelvin’s area of expertise includes, among other things, property law, estate and planning, family law, corporations law, funds management, accounting, auditing and finance. Over the years, he has also gained interests in litigation and dispute resolution and has represented various clients in tribunal / court regarding their disputes.

With his extensive expertise in the various areas of law, accounting and finance, together with his vast experience working both as a principal solicitor at his own practice and as an officer of large multinational corporations, Kelvin is able to assist Element Realty Strata in ensuring that all aspects of law (strata-related in particular) are fully complied with.

 

Karen Wong

Licensee, Practising Solicitor
Bachelor of Law (LL.B), Bachelor of Arts (BA), Cert IV in Property Services (Operations)   

Karen graduated from the University of New South Wales with a double bachelor degree in Law and Arts back in 2009. She then completed her practical training and was admitted as a lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in October 2011.

Karen has been practising as a solicitor, majoring in the area of Property Law, ever since she was admitted and to date, is still currently actively involved in law practice.

While practising as a property lawyer, Karen has had the opportunity to deal with and provide advice and representation to clients in relation to a range of strata-related issues, including drafting of by-laws, building defect disputes, unit entitlement re-allocation, etc.

With the experience gained while practising law and her legal knowledge in strata and property area, Karen is able to assist owners in tackling all sorts of issues as they arise.

 

Yichelle Xue

Strata Manager

Yichelle came from a legal background, having been working at a Sydney boutique law firm for 2 years.

Already holding a bachelor degree in Information Services, she strives to improve and is currently enrolled in Bachelor of Law degree study at Sydney City School of Law.

With her experience in the legal industry and her qualification in Information Technology, Yichelle brings to Element Realty a unique skill set that is greatly beneficial to strata property management, especially when the legislation governing strata management is constantly changing and evolving.

Yichelle is responsible for handling financial and legal related matters at the office.

Outside office, Yichelle enjoys reading books and spending time with friends and family.

 

Hooi Lee

Strata Manager

Hooi Lee has been working in the strata industry for the past 7 years, and has formed love and passion for strata management over the years, which remains with her today.

Hooi Lee is an intuitive and highly motivated manager who appreciates a challenging and dynamic environment; and with her past experience, is able to bring with her a wealth of experience and a range of ideas from her career in the industry.

Coupled with her background in corporate administration for a large multi-national company based overseas, Hooi Lee can bring to Element Strata the processes of a large corporation with the flexibility required when working in a smaller organisation.

Hooi Lee ensures all clients are well looked after and all difficult issues are settled to the best of her capability and ability.