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Why we are different

Focus on the Foundation

We start with a strategy consultation to gather your unique circumstances and advise on your options to achieve your goals. Setting the right foundations for your matter is essential and will save you time and money in the future. We agree on a plan to achieve your goals and explain the costs and timeframe involved all upfront

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Personalised Service

We got your back. Our clients are not just a number. We truely care about each and every one of our clients and ensure we provide personalised service to our private and corporate clients alike. From a personal experience, we understand that this process can transform your future and your children’s future

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NewLaw firm Approach

In addition to being lawyers and not migration agents with our founder being an accredited specialist by the NSW Law Society, we follow a newlaw firm approach with clear fixed fees from the start (no surprises), online meetings meaning lower overheads and a focus on innovative technology to save you time and money

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Crossover Law Approach focuses on you as our client every step of the way. Excellence in every step we take.

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Integrated experience in complex cases

With extensive experience in immigration law, award winning and accredited specialist immigration lawyer, Marial Lewis ensures your case will get the focus, excellence and knowledge required to achieve the best possible outcome.

Marial is a top immigration lawyer in Australia. She is an accredited specialist lawyer in immigration law and a lecturer in two of Australia’s largest universities. She was named in Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch 2023 and 2024, Corporate Immigration Future Leaders – Partners 2022 and 2023 at WWL and won the 30 under 30 in Migration Law in the 2021 and 2022 Lawyers Weekly Awards as well as awarded the John Gibson AM Young Australian Migration Lawyer of the Year for 2020 presented by the Law Council of Australia along with being a finalist in multiple national prestigious awards since 2019 to date.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our team of legal experts offers a wide range of services tailored to individuals and businesses navigating the complexities of Australian immigration law. Here’s an overview of some of the ways we can assist you:

  • Work and Employer Sponsorship Visas
  • Family Visas and Partner Visas
  • Visa Review & Cancellation
  • Temporary Work / Training Visa
  • Visitor Visas
  • Student Visas
  • Detention / Character Cases
  • Citizenship Applications

Along with comprehensive advice on Ministerial discretion/intervention, Administrative Appeals Tribunal applications, and Judicial Review.

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Our law firm is led by an accredited specialist immigration lawyer by the law society of NSW. Out of 70 thousand lawyers there are less than 100 accredited specialists immigration lawyer by the law society of the various states. It is illegal in Australia for a lawyer to claim to be a specialist in an area of law without undertaking the law society accreditation exams. 

Yes, we did posses an MARN (Migration Agent Registration Number) until March 2021 (MARN: 1575322. Since March 2021, lawyers no longer need to be registered with OMARA and are subject to the law society rules and conditions. Having a MARN demonstrates that the person you are talking to is a migration agent and not necessarily a lawyer.
See our section on the difference between a lawyer and a migration agent.

In Australia, there are two primary professionals who can assist individuals with their immigration matters: migration agents and lawyers. While both migration agents and lawyers can provide immigration advice and assistance, there are some important differences between the two. Lawyers must have a law degree, are regulated by the law society with very strict rules and must work under the supervision of another lawyer for another two years before practicing on their own. Migration agents also cannot represent clients in courts. For complex matters, a lawyer might be better suited to advise on your matter. Their expertise and dedication ensure that you receive the highest level of legal guidance and representation for your immigration matters.

We take pride in our professional manner in handling immigration cases. Our accredited specialist immigration lawyer and legal team have achieved favorable outcomes for numerous clients, helping them navigate complex immigration laws and regulations. We work diligently to maximize the chances of success for each client’s immigration matter.

Scheduling a consultation with our immigration lawyer is simple. You can contact our firm through the website or by calling our provided phone number on +61 2 7908 4618.

You can also book a full strategy consultation from this link.

Our dedicated staff will assist you in setting up a consultation at a convenient time. During the consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your immigration concerns and receive personalized legal advice.

We are here to help you at any stage of your immigration journey. It’s best to contact an immigration lawyer before starting your visa application process. This early step can save you money by ensuring you choose the right approach from the beginning. A lawyer can help you identify the most suitable visa option, navigate potential pitfalls, and avoid costly mistakes that could lead to application rejections or delays.

No matter your location or how busy your schedule is, we conveniently conduct all our consultations over the phone or via video calls.

 Our strategy initial consultation is $350 and we charge a $1 booking fee at the time of booking. We may also be able to offer a free 10 mins no obligation chat (if you qualify) prior to booking a full strategy consultation. 

It is helpful to send us any relevant documents related to your immigration matter prior to your strategy initial consultation. This may include passports, visas, employment contracts, family documents, or any other supporting materials. By providing comprehensive information, our immigration lawyer can better understand your situation and provide you with tailored legal guidance.

The duration of the immigration process can vary depending on several factors, including the type of application, the complexity of the case, and the workload of immigration authorities. While we cannot provide an exact timeframe, our immigration lawyer will give you an estimate based on their experience and knowledge of the current immigration system.

 Our firm offers competitive and transparent fee structures for our immigration services. The exact fees can vary depending on the complexity of your case and the services required. During the initial consultation, our immigration lawyer will discuss the fees and provide you with a clear understanding of the cost involved. We prioritize transparency and aim to provide you with exceptional value for the legal services we offer.

Yes, we understand that some immigration matters require urgent attention and in fact we specialise in complex and urgent cases. Our accredited specialist immigration lawyer and dedicated staff are prepared to address urgent cases to the best of their ability. If you have an urgent immigration matter, please contact us immediately, and we will make every effort to assist you promptly.