Migration Agent Melbourne
Welcome to the Migration Agent Melbourne website.
To Legal is a Melbourne immigration law practice based in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.
With the use of modern telecommunications, we are able to provide immigration services to you regardless if you are based inside Melbourne or outside Melbourne. However, with modern technology and the Internet there is a risk of immigration scams. See: Immigration Scams page.
To promote transparency and openness, we believe our clients (in particular overseas clients), should be able to verify that our principal, Jay To is a:
We provide strategic and procedural immigration advice in ‘plain English’ and are ‘results driven’. Our immigration services are professional but also personal.
Contact To Legal for all your Australian immigration needs.
Migration Agent Melbourne
At To Legal, our principal, Jay To:
- gives advice on Australian visas and immigration law
- assists with the Department of Home Affairs forms, checklists and statutory declarations
- prepares, updates and lodges your visa application and sponsorship
- communicates directly with the Department of Home Affairs on your behalf
Immigration Businesses that provide immigration advice or services in Melbourne or across Australia must be registered with the Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority (known as the ‘Office of the MARA)’ or be a Australian Legal Practitioner.
Immigration Lawyer vs Migration Agent
There is a general mistaken view that a migration agent is an immigration lawyer, this is sim
- Migration Agent: Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law and Practice (6 months full-time)
- Immigration Lawyer: Current Solicitor’s Practising Certificate, Bachelor of Laws (3 years full-time)
- Migration Agent: No supervised training required
- Immigration Lawyer: Supervised training required
Drafting Legal Submission
- Migration Agent: Quality of submission depends on general work experience
- Immigration Lawyer: Standard of legal submission is based on legal qualifications, supervised training and professional experience
Legal Professional Privilege
- Migration Agent: Communications are not protected by legal privilege
- Immigration Lawyer: All communications are afforded legal privilege unless compelled by law
- Migration Agent: legal advice cannot be provided
- Immigration Lawyer: Able to give legal advice depending on area of practice, and if not, will be able to recognise possible legal issues and refer to the appropriate person
Immigration Lawyer Melbourne
At To Legal, our principal, Jay To
- is a current Melbourne immigration lawyer
- completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) / Bachelor of Finance double degree
- was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia in December 2002
- has worked in Immigration Law since June 2007
At Migration Agent Melbourne, our principal, Jay To
- was allocated the MARN 0744110, which means about 13 years experience (2007)
- is an Immigration Lawyer
At To Legal, our principal, Jay To:
- has a sound understanding of Australian immigration laws, policies and processes
- provides professional and personal immigration services
- complies with the Migration Agents’ Code of Conduct
- holds professional indemnity insurance
- satisfies character requirements (including criminal history checks)
The Migration Agents’ Code of Conduct can be obtained: HERE.
Choosing Migration Agent Melbourne
At Migration Agent Melbourne, our principal, Jay To:
- provides Fixed Costs arrangements to give you certainty for planning purposes
- provides professional, yet personalised immigration services
- manages the entire file, ie our principal, Jay To (not by a paralegal, junior agent or junior lawyer)
- is a Melbourne migration agent and Melbourne immigration lawyer
Migration Agent Melbourne
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