NONE of our team members came to Australia intended to be a lawyer. We were skilled immigrants with professional accreditations in the countries of our origin.
When came to Australia we naturally thought that we could continue to carry the same profession as we did in our original country. Of course, this did not happen.
After we faced the painful reality that our skills, qualifications, experiences, and values are not
Each of us has overcome a whole lot of issues before finally got our feet on the ground again. We became not only the legal professions but also the experts on immigrant-related issues.
You see that we have been in your shoes before and know “the how” to put your strength together and achieve something.
We are working with immigrants to get the best strategy for advancing themselves in Australia. This is our passion. Our undivided passion is the driving force behind yours and ours success as the immigrants!
We do not want the sugar-coated advice to entice you into the unknown and left you in the middle of no where. You also can not rely on the half-baked free advice from friends, migration or education agent to achieve your status in Australia.
In 2002, Jing ZHOU set out the immigration service that was the start of “Annota Immigration.
From the beginning, Annota Immigration was determined to help immigrants to integrate into Australian society, It provided free tools as well as adequate local knowledge for immigrants to apply to their individual situations.
From 2003 Jing ZHOUstart publish columns on Australian newspapers to address the issues that concerned Australian immigrants which mainly explained local terms in the way that you don’t have to be a lawyer to understand.
From 2015, when one-third of the Australian were born overseas, the challenge associated with immigrants has become broader and more complex. The imminent needs for first-generation immigrants were to catch up with the growth opportunities in the Australian fast-growing economy. We recognised this challenge faced by immigrant and teamed up as Expatlawyers to provide all-around services to Australian immigrants.
Expatlayers look at the issues beyond just Australia visa, extend to business, property transaction, property development, work injury, immigrant tax planning, defending unjustified deportation, contract disputes, family issues with overseas ties and assets protection with divorce, e.g.
We have grown into the capacity to defend all rights of Australian immigrants and resulted in numerous success in Australian Courts or Tribunals.
With years of practical experience, we are equipped with practical strategies to meet the legal demand of immigrants for their personal and business development.
What do you specialize in?
We deal with the legal issues associated with multi-countries’ law or clients are located in multi-countries. Our service includes: divorce with overseas partner or assets, overseas business operating in Australia, tax planning for immigrant or expat, deportation duo to no-criminal activities.
We also deal with the body of law that only affects Australian Immigrants, such as the special tax on the foreign investor, limitation on foreign investment, citizenship or visa cancellation on immigrants…
Do you keep your legal cost capped?
When you engage our services on a Flat-Fee basis, we commit upfront to a capped fee, even when we spend more time and effort on your case. With a Flat-Fee, you are guaranteed not to receive any unwelcome surprises with legal costs.