Best Immigration Lawyers in Sydney

Below is a list of the top and leading Immigration Lawyers in Sydney. To help you find the best Immigration Lawyers located near you in Sydney, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

This article is updated every 3-4 months.

Sydney’s Best Immigration Lawyers:

Here are the leading Immigration Lawyers in Sydney:

  • Stewart Coulson – Turner Coulson Immigration Lawyers
  • Michael Jones – Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers
  • Abraham Ishkhanian – Brett Slater Solicitors

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Turner Coulson Immigration Lawyers

Stewart Coulson - Turner Coulson Immigration Lawyers
Stewart Coulson – Turner Coulson Immigration Lawyers

Stewart Coulson began his legal career advocating as a prosecuting solicitor for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions New South Wales and has experience in the areas of Commercial, Contract, Employment, Criminal and Human Rights Law.

Since 2007, Stewart has worked only in Australian migration law and has developed significant experience and expertise advising clients in business/investor visas, Australian skilled migration, spouse/family visas, protection visas, section 501 Character cases, visa refusals, cancellation and detention. Stewart regularly acts for immigration clients in matters in the MRT, RRT, AAT and Federal Courts. Stewart has a particular interest in Citizenship matter and applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.


Tribunal Act and Court Appeal Services, Australian Citizenship, Australian Visa Options, Skilled Migration, Family and Partner Migration, Employer Sponsored Migration, Business Migration, International Student Visa, Holiday Makers, Protection Visa, Visa Cancellations and Refusals, Skills Occupation List Combines


Address111 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9222 1545


“The ”Turner Coulson Immigration Lawyers” is simply the BEST. Very impressed by their professionalism and excellent service by the whole team. My special thanks and gratitude to Mr Ray Turner. Highly recommended to everybody who requires any immigration services.” -Yuri Meiroian

Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers

Michael Jones - Michael Jones 
Michael Jones – Michael Jones

Michael Jones is an Accredited Specialist in Australian Immigration Law and admitted to practise in all Federal and New South Wales courts. He teaches in the Graduate Certificate in Australian Immigration Law and Practice course at the Australian National University and is an editor of the Citizenship and Migration Law title of Halsbury’s Laws of Australia published by LexisNexis.

His role as Special Counsel with Parish Patience Bitel Immigration Lawyers includes responsibility for advising on immigration and citizenship law issues and supervising litigation in the Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court.

He is an accredited professional translator from Italian, French, Portuguese and Spanish.


Parent Visa, Partner Visa, Student Visa, Skilled Migration, Asylum Seekers Refugee Visa, Employer Sponsored Visa, Employer Sponsored Visas, AAT/ FCC/ FCA/ HC Appeals, Chils Visas and Other Family Visas, Busines & Investment Visas, Non Immigration Law Matters


Addresslevel 3/83 York St, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9286 8700


“Many thanks to the lawyer Mahalingam Sutharshan for helping me. He is very patient, serious, responsible and friendly. My case is complicated, but thanks to his help, me and my wife and children can reunite and live together in Australia. The best lawyer I have ever met! If you have any difficulties, I highly recommend this law firm with 100 years of experience!” -GAO KEJI

Brett Slater Solicitors

Abraham Ishkhanian - Brett Slater Solicitors
Abraham Ishkhanian – Brett Slater Solicitors

Abraham Ishkhanian is the Principal Solicitor of the firm. He started his career in the Automotive Services industry participating in almost every aspect of the industry. It wasn’t until a family tragedy led him to the legal profession that he realised he wanted to take a different direction in his life. Now as a lawyer his aim is to apply his communication skills and business operations knowledge to empower his clients to make sensible decisions and provide the support to help them reach their goals in their lives or in their work and business.


Visa Applications for all Australian Visas, Business and corporate migration, High end investor visas, Self-sponsored businesses wanting to establish themselves in Australia, Small businesses wanting to recruit staff from overseas, Spouse/partner/ DeFacto visas, Return Resident Visas, Children Visas, Parent Visa, Dependent Relative Visa, Refusals, Appeals and Cancellations, Character issues such as convictions, Obtaining a wide range of sponsorship approvals, Illegal immigrants, Adoption cases including customary adoption, Absorbed persons, Health waivers, Dealing with allegations of immigration fraud, Resisting visa cancellations, Deportation matters, Getting visas reinstated (in one case, even after 45 years), Ministerial intervention requests, Identifying jurisdictional error, All aspects of the review process, All Tribunals including those interstate, All courts


Address8/89 York St, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9299 5815


“What a pleasant experience my partner and I had with Brett Slater Solicitors. From the very start of our Visa 457 application to finally transitioning to 186. We mainly dealt with Nadine Elhage, who made the entire process seamless! Thanks Nadine! 🙂

We could highly recommend A++” – Francis Hitchcock

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