SeekVisa Sydney managed by Barbara Maher, a senior Immigration Lawyer practicing since 1993 offers a full range of Australian immigration services for employers, temporary workers, individuals and their families. Our office in Sydney, Australia can provide you with all Immigration and visa services including:
Australia’s immigration system is complex. Even a minor oversight could put you or your family’s future in Australia at stake.
When you work with us, you’ll avoid the most common pitfalls in your visa and migration matter. We know how to maximize your chances of success. We regularly attend continuing professional developments and government run workshops and legal conferences to stay on top of the latest developments in immigration ;aw and visa changes.
By consulting the lawyers at SeekVisa, you’ll benefit from years of legal expertise. As a fully licensed and registered Migration Agent , we’re bound by law and the code of conduct to protect your privacy and act according to the utmost standard of competence, professionalism, and ethics.
As immigration, refugee, and citizenship lawyers, we can help you navigate Australia’s complex legal system for matters including:
Visitor, study, and work rights (even if your application was previously refused)
Skilled Worker Independent SC189 and Skilled State Sponsored SC190 through the SkillSelect system.
Family sponsorship applications (for spouses, dependent children, parents, and grandparents)
Overcoming Exclusion Periods
Humanitarian and compassionate applications, and claims for refugee protection/asylum
Appeals to the Immigration Appeal Tribunal and Federal Court
Whether you’ve come to Australia to visit, study, work, or settle for good, SeekVisa can help.
Immigration Law Services
Our immigration law services are comprehensive. Whether you’re a trained professional, a student, a visitor, a family member of a current resident/citizen, or a refugee, we have the expertise that you need.
Visitor Visas, Work Permits, and Study Permits
We can help you come to Australia as a visitor, temporary worker, or student. If you want to invite someone to visit you in Australia, we can help you with your invitation letter.
Australian citizens and permanent residents living in Australia can apply to sponsor their spouses, dependent children, parents/grandparents, and in limited circumstances, other family members. We’ll help you understand your eligibility and can tell you what to expect in terms of application wait times. And if your previous application was refused, we can also help you appeal the decision in front of the Immigration Appeal Tribunal.
Permanent Residence – Skilled Visas and Employer Sponsored visas
Becoming a permanent resident will allow you to work and live in Australia. You will benefit from all that Australia has to offer, including world-class education for your children and healthcare for your whole family.
We can help you set up your SkillSelect profile and apply for a Skilled visa, the Skilled Regional (Provisional) , Employer Sponsored Visas subclass 186 and the RSMS 187 visa. We can also help you explore the various Regional Nomination Programs, and assist you with your application to the New South Wales Nomination program.
The SkillSelect is highly competitive; we’ll ensure you’re maximizing your eligible points.
Australia’s Citizenship Act has undergone many changes in the last few years. It is essential to apply correctly and on time.
Entry Ban Issues
Australia has ‘Exclusion Period’ criteria that designates who is allowed to come to Australia. You may be denied entry to the Australia if you are deemed a security risk, have committed a human rights violation, have a criminal record, or if you have serious financial or health problems. However, if you have an Entry Ban, you still have options.
If you or a loved one are currently being detained by the Australian Border Force (ABF), we can help you through the detention review process.
Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications
If you do not meet the requirements for any of Australia’s immigration programs, if eligible, we can help you ask the government to stay in Australia based on humanitarian and compassionate grounds.
Refugee claims from within Australia
We help clients who have come to Australia make refugee claims. We’ve helped refugees from all over the world, including Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. Many of our clients are women who have suffered terrible indignities including rape and female genital mutilation.
Appeals and Reviews
If your request for residency or visa was previously denied, we can help you review or appeal the decision. We can help you with refusals and cancellations based on criminal or medical issues, failure to meet the residency requirements for permanent residence, or if your family sponsorship application was denied. We represent clients before the Federal Court and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal as part of the defense process.
By consulting the lawyers at SeekVisa, you’ll benefit from years of legal expertise. As a fully licensed Australian Immigration Services Provider, we’re bound by law to protect your privacy and act according to the utmost standard of competence, professionalism, and ethics.
SeekVisa is your trusted Immigration Lawyer in Sydney. Our promise is that you will get the best migration service and a clear path to your goals.
Get professional legal advice on gaining a temporary visa, permanent residence, refugee status, or Australian citizenship.
Ms Barbara Maher is a manager at SeekVisa Sydney and is a Senior Migration Consultant, LLB, (Bachelor of Law) Member Law Council of Australia MMA, Justice of the Peace, Dip Welf, Migration Agents Registration # 9358090 and has been practicing in migration law for over 20 years. She specialises in skilled temporary, permanent visas 189 and 190 regional and for employer applications under sponsorship, nomination and for applicants on and offshore applications 482 , 186 , 187, partner defacto, same sex applicants, WHV, reviews under section 501, NZ visa for PR, Bridging visas and training visas .