What we do

  • Wills and Probate
  • Criminal Law and Proceeds of Crime
  • Disciplinary Hearings and Administrative Law enquiries and interviews

Our Story

We are a significant migration, litigation and commercial law firm servicing local, interstate and international clients. We have specialist expertise in all areas of migration law.

We practice in other areas such as civil and criminal law, dispute resolution, commercial litigation, mediation and arbitration, proceeds of crime, business and property law, leases, wills and probate, taxation and administrative law.

Our clients range from large corporations to individuals.

Why Choose Us

    We are a leading Australian migration, commercial and property practice.

    Our staff comprises of:

    • 3 Law Institute of Victoria accredited specialist lawyers with expertise in immigration.
    • Two Adjunct Professors and one Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Victoria University.
    • The current Chair of the Advisory Committee to the Specialisation Board of the Law Institute of Victoria in Migration Law.
    • A former head of the Refugee Review Tribunal, Chairman of the Police Discipline Board and Senior Magistrate.
    • Numerous lawyers admitted to practice as barristers and solicitors for more than 30 years.
    • Lawyer recognised as “Best Lawyers” as listed in the Australian Financial Review.
    • Several lawyers admitted to practice in jurisdictions in Asia.

    What is an Accredited Specialist?

    An Accredited Specialist is a lawyer recognised as having expertise in a particular area of law. Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) Accredited Specialists:

    • must have at least five years’ full-time practice experience and at least three years’ experience in their area of specialisation;
    • must maintain a high degree of professional development in their area of specialisation, which involves the continual development of their skills;
    • must pass a comprehensive assessment testing technical knowledge, writing and practical interview or advocacy skills. This assessment is developed and assessed by other senior Accredited Specialists, academics and members of the Victorian Bar; and
    • need to apply for re-accreditation every three years, ensuring the highest standards are maintained.

    Why use an Accredited Specialist?

    This specialisation scheme aims to benefit the public and other lawyers by:

    • offering clients and other professions a reliable and easier way of finding a lawyer with special competence in particular areas of law;
    • providing an incentive and an opportunity for lawyers to reach and maintain higher levels of expertise in their chosen area of specialist practice;
    • encouraging improvement in the quality, speed and cost efficiency of legal service; and
    • protecting consumer rights by helping you to easily recognise lawyers who are trained and competent in the work you have entrusted them to do.

We speak the following languages

  • English English
  •  Filipino Filipino
  •  Bahasa Malaysia Bahasa Malaysia
  •  Bahasa Indonesia Bahasa Indonesia
  •  Mandarin Mandarin
  •  Cantonese Cantonese
  •  Hokkien Hokkien