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How to apply for Intervention Order if facing domestic violence?

There are frequent cases of domestic violence cases in South Australia. These cases can occur in relationships between boyfriend and girlfriend, Husband and wife or parents and children. In South Australia, we can apply for an Intervention Order to stop potential...

FIRB and Residential Property – How do I apply for approval?

Foreign persons seeking to acquire residential property in Australia must be aware of the requirements imposed by the FIRB.  The FIRB (Foreign Investment Review Board) is a non-statutory body that advises the Australian Government and the Treasurer regarding...

Changes in Migration from 1 July

The new financial year brings with it many changes in the law. From July 1, several significant changes regarding immigration will take effect. Changes in Visa Quotas towards Regional Migration The changes the Federal Government announced in March 2019 regarding...

FIRB and Residential Property – Part 2: Foreign Non-Residents

Foreigners seeking to acquire residential property in Australia must be aware of the requirements imposed by the FIRB.  The FIRB (Foreign Investment Review Board) is a non-statutory body established to advise the Australian Government and its Treasurer regarding...

FIRB and Residential Property – Part 1: Temporary Residents

Foreigners seeking to acquire residential property in Australia must be aware of the requirements imposed by the FIRB. The FIRB (Foreign Investment Review Board) is a non-statutory body established to advise the Australian Government and its Treasurer regarding...

Latest EOI Update before fiscal year of 2018/2019

For the month of May, the number of invitations issued for 189 and 489 visas have not changed from April's.  100 subclass 189  and 10 subclass 489 visa invitations were issued. 71% of the quota for pro-rata occupations has now been issued.  Therefore, it is unlikely...

Post-Election Immigration Update

The Australian bureaucratic race is finished, and we expect that the Liberal National Party alliance will hold government for the following three years. There has been no declaration on changes to the Minister for Immigration so far, so we should keep a watch out....

Spouse Maintenance

What is Spouse maintenance? Spouse maintenance is financial support paid by a party to a marriage to their former husband or wife in circumstances where they are unable to adequately support themselves. This is different to child support or adult child...

After Probate is Granted

What will happen when probate has been granted? How long does it take to get the estate distributed? After receiving a grant of probate, next is to settle the estate. This means closing accounts, raising funds, paying off debts, resolving any problems with the...

Get an Australian 485 Graduate visa to stay in Australia.

If you have graduated from an Australian university and would like to apply for migration. You can apply for a temporary visa for the professional year. The 485 visa (commonly known as TR) is valid for up to 2 years, and may be available to certain graduates who meet...

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Our Core Values

Who is Straits Lawyers?

Straits Lawyers is an Australian law firm established in 2016. We have grown considerably and rapidly over the last two years both organically and by acquisition. The Principal, Cheryl Ho, heads up a young and energetic team of lawyers and support staff. Our office is located in the heart of Adelaide CBD. We ensure our clients have peace of mind knowing that their case is handled with the utmost care.

We have a team of lawyers and consultants specialising in wide areas of law. Our expertise includes Migration Law, Conveyancing, Property Law, Commercial Law, Family Law, Taxation Advisory, Trademark & Patent and Wills & Estate Planning.

Migration service is an integrated part of our business. We help clients select and process the correct category of visas to avoid unnecessary delays and costs. We manage your migration needs and track applications to make sure everything is in order.

All our clients receive direct and cost-effective legal advice from our highly skilled and dedicated lawyers and consultants, and we treat every client who walks through our door with the sincerity and respect they deserve. Our professional team has many years of practical experience and in-depth understanding of the law. We focus on obtaining the best outcomes for our clients and we ensure their matters are handled professionally and timely.

Straits Lawyers is proud to be the leading law firm in the Chinese market in South Australia. We have built a reputation for understanding our clients’ businesses, their objectives and goals, whilst ultimately providing solutions that are cost-effective.

Cheryl Ho

Principal Solicitor, Registered MARN 1572341

We achieve the best outcome and make your dream comes true

visas applied

properties settled

consultations provided

Why Straits Lawyers?

We strive to serve you with utmost care. Your legal problems are our priority. We know legal problems are sensitive and sometimes difficult to manage. We ensure that your matters are handled professionally and in a timely manner.

Our philosophy is to help our clients effectively navigate through the minefield of the legal system. Our focus is on obtaining the best outcomes for our clients and helping in the cultivation and protection of their assets.

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9a/9-13 Market Street,
Adelaide SA 5000

Email: info@straitslawyers.com
P: (08) 8410 9069
M: 0433 370 165

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