Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers

This is to inform everyone there is ONLY ONE entity led and managed by DAVID BITEL trading under the name 'PARISH PATIENCE'.

Members  of the public are requested to be vigilant, and if in doubt please refer to our web site or contact our office directly. All our contact details remain the same,  Phone: +61 2 9286 8700,  Address: Level 1, 338 Pitt Street, Sydney, website:

Employer Sponsored Visa


Skilled Migration
Student Visas


Asylum Seekers
Refugee Visa







Other Family and Child


Non Immigration
Law Matters

Welcome to Parish Patience Immigration, lawyers

Parish Patience Immigration, lawyers began as the law firm of Walter Parish in 1888. John Patience joined the firm in 1937, and for many years Parish Patience was a leading commercial law firm in Sydney.

David Bitel, our senior partner, joined the firm in 1976, and following significant changes to Administrative and then Immigration Law in the 1980s, began to specialise in immigration law. The Parish Patience migration law section has since grown into one of the largest specialist immigration law practices in Australia.

Parish Patience Immigration, lawyers has been well-known and reputable firm within the immigration profession.

David Bitel and other staff regularly present papers at major Australian and international conferences, and have assisted thousands of visa applicants at every stage of the application and appeal process.

Our professional team at Parish Patience Immigration, lawyers is committed to establishing and maintaining long-lasting relationships with our clients.  We offer trusted, personal and practical advice at cost effective rates best suited to each individual case.

The staff at Parish Patience has the experience, expertise and qualifications to provide high quality service in immigration (ranging from skilled migration, business opportunities to refugee, students and Federal Court matters) and non-immigration matters (family, criminal, property, employment and litigation).