To put it simply, “I don’t want our clients to feel the same way I did when I sought legal help, before I was a lawyer”. His comprehensive understanding of running a business outside legal practice in a different industry allows him, now, as a lawyer, to assist SME’s effectively and to help countless clients. His role in the firm is to focus on Immigration matters where other legal issues arise such as Visa applications for Small to Medium Businesses, Family Law and Criminal matters.
After arriving in Australia in 2007, Lee was appointed by a leading non-bank lender to develop a debtor finance product for Australian SMEs. His in-depth knowledge and experience in Credit, Risk and Relationship Management as well as Compliance and Corporate Governance was highly valued. His tenure continued managing the Assurance team and working closely with Legal Stakeholders to develop and implement AML/CTF compliance and APP Privacy policies and reporting across the Group.
Lise has worked in the legal profession for over 20 years, initially working as a clerk working on the preparation, lodgment & processing of legal documents. IN 2000, Lise wanted to pursue her interest in legal services and undertook her Certificate to become a Legal Secretary and received a High Distinction for her effort. In February 2001, she successfully completed the NSW Law Society Legal Secretary Program and in 2005, Lise moved from the Central Coast to Sydney when shortly after, she continued her career working with Harborside Legal Services.
Nadine Elhage graduated from the University of Technology Sydney with a Bachelor of Business and Bachelor of Law in 2012. She is admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW and is admitted to practice in the High Court of Australia. Nadine is also a Registered Migration Agent. She was the Judicial and Administrative Merits Review Coordinator at her previous legal role for three years, which enabled her to acquire substantial skills and knowledge in complex immigration matters such as visa refusals, cancellation matters,..
Marina has completed a Bachelor of Forensic Science in 2012 and a Bachelor of Law in 2016 at the Western Sydney University. In 2018 she was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of NSW. Whilst at university Marina began her legal role as a junior clerk and paralegal at a CBD boutique firm specialising in Wills and Estates. She was able to acquire knowledge and skills that have benefited both the general practice and specialised immigration aspects of the firm.
Ledia Hanna graduated from Flinders University and was admitted as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia in November 2013. Whilst at university, Ledia volunteered at the Women’s Legal Service (Adelaide) and worked as a Legal Clerk at criminal law chambers to gain practical experience. After graduation, Ledia then went on to practice in a variety of different areas of law and has gained significant experience working for both small and large law firms. Ledia now specializes in commercial litigation, property and family law
Kareen is a graduate of Bachelor of Science. Her background in management accounting assists clients who are seeking specific services associated with Corporate/Commercial matters (such as Business Innovation, Employer Sponsorship and Skilled Visas Applications and Commercial Leases/Contracts, Debt Recovery). Kareen graduated in 2014 and received numerous awards for performance and educational excellence. Kareen has also been Treasurer for the University where received her tertiary education.