Lisa has recently joined Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers. She is a solicitor. She has completed her Law degree at Western Sydney University in 2018 and then obtained a Certificate of Completion from the College of Law in May 2018.
She was admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in May 2018 and the High Court in July 2019 and obtained her Practicing Certificate from the Law Society of NSW in July 2018. She is passionate about immigration law with special interest in Refugee law and business visas. She has undertaken Human Rights law and Public International law part of her under graduate degree course. She also has particular interest in family law and family violence related cases.
In her leisure time, she likes to snow ski and travel.
Legal Practitioner Number 5512895
Lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales
Lawyer in the High Court of Australia
Principal Solicitor & Director
Prasad is a veteran lawyer with over 30 years of legal practice in Australia and Sri Lanka. Prasad having completed his education at the Sri Lankan Law College, was admitted as an Attorney-at-Law to the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, and consequently became a State Counsel for the Attorney General’s department, representing cases in both its civil and criminal divisions. Prasad also held his private practise in Sri Lanka, appearing in civil trials, labour/industrial disputes, as well as appearing for the defence in criminal cases.
Having migrated to Australia, Prasad completed the requisite legal studies at the University of Sydney, and was admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales. In Australia, Prasad has had extensive experience working as an immigration lawyer across multiple Sydney based migration firms. Prasad also played the role of principal solicitor at another firm in NSW.
Prasad has experience working with clients from diverse backgrounds and communicates fluently in English and Sinhala.
Prasad worked at Parish Patience between 2019 and 2021 in the capacity of an Immigration Lawyer, advising on multiple types of visa applications and also attending to Administrative Appeals Tribunal matters. In 2022, Prasad returned to Parish Patience in the capacity of Principal Solicitor providing over sight across all of its proceedings.
To contact Prasad, reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org
Legal Practitioner Number – 5511453
Note: Prior to March 2021 Mr Prasad Pahalawela was a Registered Migration Agent. From March 2021 Lawyers no longer needed to hold dual registration as a Lawyer and a Migration Agent to provide Immigration Advice, and all Lawyers were subsequently removed from the Migration Agent Registration Scheme
Senior Registered Migration Agent and Director
Thong Nguyen joined Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers in 2002 after graduating from his Master Degree (M.Ed.) course at the University of Technology, Sydney. He has now been working with the firm for 15 years in the role of a Senior Registered Migration Agent. Since Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers was incorporated in August 2016, Thong has been appointed as one of the Directors.
He had extensive work experience with an international organization in Vietnam before coming to Australia. Thong is fluent in both English and Vietnamese, and he is a NAATI accredited Vietnamese translator.
Thong specializes in dealing with Skilled and Business Migration, Partner and Spouse, Parents, Student, Visitor, Resident Return Visa, and other family stream visa applications. He also handles skills assessment applications with the various assessing bodies in Australia. He also prepares and lodges appeals after assessing and advising grounds for appeal, prepares submissions and attends hearings at the Administrative Appeal Tribunal (AAT). Thong’s expertise also includes lodgement of Ministerial Appeals.
Thong has had experience in working with clients from many different nationalities and backgrounds. He is the primary contact for Vietnamese clients seeking assistance from our law firm. He has participated in and led the firm’s migration seminars in Vietnam and Malaysia which specifically focuses on Skilled Migration, Business Migration and Student Visa. Thong has provided extensive training on all aspects of migration both internally and in Vietnam.
He is also a member of the Migration Institute of Australia.
Migration Agents Registration Number: 0322836
Contact: Thong Nguyen – email@example.com
Mahalingam Sutharshan (Shan) is qualified in law from Sri Lanka in 2000. He holds a LL.B degree from University of Colombo and obtained his Masters of Laws (LL.M) from Monash University, Melbourne in 2003. Shan completed another Masters of Laws degree specializing in International Humanitarian Law and Environmental Law under the AusAid Leadership Scholarship at the Australian National University in 2008. In 2009, he completed the Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice.
In Sri Lanka, Shan worked as a researcher at the National Human Rights Commission and as a Lecturer at the Department of Law, University of Jaffna. He also worked as a Project officer with Pathfinder Foundation, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Shan joined Parish Patience Bitel Immigration Lawyers in December 2010 and at present specializes in handling protection visa applications, Administrative Appeals Tribunal, Ministerial appeals.
Shan has a particular interest in refugee law and asylum seekers and Human Rights Law.
Shan speaks fluent English and Tamil.
Member of Migration Institute of Australia. Migration Agents Registration number: 0961664
Contact: Mahalingam Sutharshan (Shan) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Usman is a lawyer in the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and the High Court of Australia. Usman joined Parish Patience Lawyers in September 2012 and working with the firm for 10 years. Over the period of time, he has gained knowledge in immigration law as a result of his association with Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers. He has provided assistance to the firm including legal research in various immigration related matters including Student, Skilled, Protection, Partner, and Visitor, Parents, Citizenship and Ministerial appeals and Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
He is keen in further developing his professional career with a particular focus on immigration law. In addition, Usman has a special interest in non-immigration legal matters including Traffic, Criminal and family law and is keen in developing the non- immigration legal division within Parish Patience immigration lawyers. He has had experience working with clients from different nationalities and backgrounds. Usman speaks fluent English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.
Legal Practitioner number: 5512549
Law Society number: 104139
Contact Usman – email@example.com
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Finance Director and Case Manager
Golam Mostafa was born in Bogra, Bangladesh. He completed Bachelor of Agriculture Engineering from Bangladesh Agriculture University in Mymensingh in 1994. He came to Australia on 19 February 1998 and completed Diploma of Information Technology and Graduate Diploma of Information Systems Management from Central Queensland University in Sydney Campus.
He went back to Bangladesh in 2002 and started working with Parish Patience Immigration from 2003 to May 2006.
He came back to Australia in May 2006 and started to work in Parish Patience Immigration Lawyers from 1 June 2006 to Date. He worked under Mr. David Lee Bitel and assisted him with Student Visas, Skilled Migration, Spouse visas, RSMS, ENS, 457, 485 Graduate visas, Protection visas, Child visa, and Parent visas.
Contact: Golam Mostafa – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales & Marketing Manager
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