• IMPORTANT NEWS – Community Support Programme opens 1 July 2017

    The Australian Government has announced the establishment of a Community Support Programme (CSP) from 1 July 2017. The CSP will enable communities and businesses, as well as families and individuals, to propose humanitarian visa applicants and support new humanitarian arrivals in their settlement journey. This i...

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  • Another successful Federal Circuit Court Appeal

    GMH Legal recently succeeded in an immigration law appeal before the Federal Circuit Court. The case involved an appeal of a student visa cancellation, which was eventually found to be affected by jurisdictional error in the decision of preceding Tribunal. Facts Our client was an international student enrolle...

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  • Australia is proposing lifetime ban for boat asylum seekers to Australia

    Immigration Minister Peter Dutton described the plan as one of the government’s strongest moves, building on the success of its border protection policies over the past three years and that it sent a clear message that Australia was not an option. The Migration Act will be amended to ensure that asylum seekers...

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  • ICAO – Machine Readable Passports

    Palestinian who are issued with Travel Documents, or Sudanese and Bangladeshi nationals, as well as citizens of some African nations that have not upgraded their passports to Machine Readable Passports will not be able to travel internationally as of 24 November 2015. This is because the International Civil ...

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  • Discussion Paper: Community Support Programme

    15 July 2015 Assistant Secretary Citizenship and Humanitarian Policy Branch Department of Immigration and Border Protection PO Box 25 BELCONNEN ACT 2616 Dear Sir/Madam, Discussion Paper: Community Support Programme Please find enclosed a submission to the Department of Immigration and Bor...

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  • Major changes to the way in which a de-facto relationship is defined

    The Full Federal Court has now held that living together is now not a requirement needed to satisfy the definition of a “de facto partner” in Section 5CB of the Migration Act. In the case of SZOXP v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection [2015] FCAFC 69 (11 June 2015), the appellant is a citizen of C...

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13A Montgomery Street

Ground Floor
54 Martin Place

Email: solicitors@gmhlegal.com
Phone: (02) 9587 0458
Facsimile: (02) 9587 2936


GMH Legal Immigration Lawyers (Immigration Lawyers Sydney) will ensure you process your visa application in the best possible way. Visa processing is our area of expertise so you are certain to get off to the best possible start.

We are Australia’s Best Lawyers in Sydney, providing a wide range of legal services in Australia and internationally, with specialisation in migration related legal services.

GMH Legal is highly respected within the legal and migration profession and is renowned for its high success rate, commitment and quality in providing cost effective and innovative solutions for clients. We have won multiple awards for our legal services and are internationally recognised.

Our Principal

George Hanna is a graduate from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce. He is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of NSW and High Court of Australia.

GMH Legal has over 50 years of combined legal experience in immigration and business law. George is regularly briefed by law firms around Australia to provide effective migration solutions for their clients. Legal referrers understand that George’s in-depth knowledge gives him the specialist edge their clients require.

Our Immigration Services

The GMH Legal Lawyers team consists of migration lawyers who are registered migration agents but also legal experts in Australian Immigration law. GMH Legal Lawyers go above and beyond what a migration agent can do, assisting in everything from the visa application process to any legal issues that may arise.

  • Working Visas: Subclass 457, Subclass 856 and Religious Worker;
  • Migrant Visas: Skilled Migrants, Partners, Parents, Children and Unlawful Spouses;
  • Employers: Employer Nomination Scheme, Subclass 457 Nomination and RSMS;
  • Appeal Work: MRT, RRT, AAT and Ministerial Intervention;
  • Refugee/Humanitarian Visas;
  • Visitor Visas;
  • Student Visas;
  • Miscellaneous Work: Citizenship, RRV, Permission to Work applications and Bridging Visas

Our experienced team of migration agents in Sydney focus on the needs of our clients and offer tailor-made solutions to suit each individual situation.

Immigration law is a fast changing and constantly evolving area of law. Therefore in applying for a visa, work visa or skilled work visa, our Immigration Lawyers and Registered Migration Agents in Sydney can provide you with assistance and advice on all aspects of immigration law.

Contact a lawyer in our firm if you are a current temporary visa holder in Australia who would like to apply for a permanent residence visa. We also advise those who live overseas and would like to migrate to Australia on a temporary or permanent basis.

Our experienced team of immigration solicitors and registered migration agents are able to assist you with your application process, advise you on your visa options and review your visa application to the Department of Immigration. We will also offer you invaluable practical advice in relation to your visa options and your visa application process to the Department of Immigration.

Please contact us to book for a consultation if you would like to speak to a lawyer in relation to immigration advice, various visa options and assessment of your eligibility for a visa.

Call the experienced team at GMH Legal to assist you in your matter. A free consultation with GMH Legal is an opportunity to gain deep insights into your legal situation and all of your options.

Why Choose GMH Legal?

  • Over 60 years of combined legal experience
  • Outstanding track record with a winning approach
  • First appointment is always free
  • Meet our team now.

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