9Dec
Partner Visa Success

Partner Visa Success

by Vanessa Vazquez  Comments (0)
“Thank you for all your hard work & help throughout the process of gaining this Visa! It is such a weight off our shoulders. We are so grateful for your professionalism & expertise.  We agree...
12Nov
Partner Visa Success

Partner Visa Success

by Vanessa Vazquez  Comments (0)
“We would like to thank Vanessa and Emma for providing exceptional service for us to apply and be successful with seeking permanent residency. The whole process is very complex and confusing but with their assistance...
10Aug
Partner Visa Success

Partner Visa Success

by Vanessa Vazquez  Comments (0)
“Vanessa, thank you so much for your professional work, attention to detail and advice. You were with us every step of the way to a successful outcome. We are very happy we selected your law...
19Mar
Skilled Visa Migration Changes

Skilled Visa Migration Changes

by Vanessa Vazquez  Comments (0)
Skilled Occupation List Updates Last week the Federal Government announced more jobs have been added to the Skilled Occupation List in an attempt to address Australia’s labour shortage.  The Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List...
22Feb
Changes to Partner Visa Applications

Changes to Partner Visa Applications

by Vanessa Vazquez  Comments (0)
Current Process Applications for a partner visa can be done onshore in Australia or offshore. If the applicant is in Australia at the time of lodgement, the applicant may remain in Australia on a bridging...
11Feb
Happy New Laws!

Happy New Laws!

by Michael Evans  Comments (0)
Welcome back to work everyone, and a happy new year.  It’s all too often the case that we all return to work fresh and ready to roll, but realise quickly that very little has changed. ...
20Aug
The Final Solution on Migration

The Final Solution on Migration

by Vanessa Vazquez  Comments (0)
Trumped “absolutely magnificent” by Bob Katter, the maiden speech of Queensland senator Fraser Anning has stirred the hearts and minds of Australians on the “problem” of migration. For every problem there is a solution. In...
14Aug
The Restraint on Restraints

The Restraint on Restraints

by Michael Evans  Comments (0)
No this is not an article about sadomasochism (try not to look so disappointed!) but contract law. Legal theorists like to think that a party is free to contract with another party. The common law...
13Jul
Safe Access Zones for Abortion Clinics

Safe Access Zones for Abortion Clinics

by Michael Evans  Comments (0)
Abortion has historically been an extremely controversial issue. It has hit the headlines again recently across several different continents and for several different reasons. In Europe, Ireland, one of Europe’s most socially conservative countries, held...
25Jun
Getting Defamation Law Pitch Perfect!

Getting Defamation Law Pitch Perfect!

by Michael Evans  Comments (0)
We don’t get too many high profile defamation cases in Australia.  It’s a difficult area of the law (one of the very few civil areas that still have jury trials for example) that is quite...
29May
Out of State means out of order?

Out of State means out of order?

by Michael Evans  Comments (0)
Both State and Federal governments have a new-found passion for “specialist Tribunals” as opposed to Courts.  Talk of such a Tribunal has abounded in discussions around the scandals affecting the financial advisor and banking industries....
17May
Changes to Sentencing in NSW

Changes to Sentencing in NSW

by Michael Evans  Comments (0)
Back in 2011 the NSW Government asked the NSW Law Reform Commission to undertake a review of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act.  This is the legislation that sets out what sentences are available for criminal...