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Our team is experienced, friendly and focused on providing a world class service with an individually tailored approach.

Our friendly team is stacked with experience, and we genuinely want to help.

Partner

Mihan Hannan

Formerly a Senior Associate in one of Australia’s most reputable immigration litigation and review practices, Mihan is solutions focused and well versed in all aspects of Australian immigration law. Mihan has represented individuals from diverse backgrounds as well as global 100 companies with primary applications, merits review, ministerial intervention and judicial review.

Formerly a Senior Associate in one of Australia’s most reputable immigration litigation and review practices, Mihan is solutions focused and well versed in all aspects of Australian immigration law. Mihan has represented individuals from diverse backgrounds as well as global 100 companies with primary applications, merits review, ministerial intervention and judicial review.

Mihan is currently based outside of Australia and is responsible for adapting our legal work flow with the latest digital tools. In his off time, he is barracking for the Lakers and West Ham united, which demonstrates an appreciation for both the highs and lows of life.

Qualifications
  • LLB, Australian National University
  • BCom, Australian National University
  • LLM, University of New South Wales
  • Supreme Court of Victoria / High Court of Australia
  • Languages: English, Bengali
Partner

Jordan Tew

Jordan is one of 45 lawyers who are Accredited Specialists in Immigration Law by the Law Institute of Victoria and less than 100 nationally. Accredited Specialists undergo a rigorous assessment process, and less than 0.1% of all lawyers in Australia have this designation.

Jordan is one of 45 lawyers who are Accredited Specialists in Immigration Law by the Law Institute of Victoria and less than 100 nationally. Accredited Specialists undergo a rigorous assessment process, and less than 0.1% of all lawyers in Australia have this designation.

Jordan regularly acts for and advises multi-national businesses, start-ups, and foreign companies looking to establish their Australian presence. He has a significant interest in the Australian startup community and regularly advises accelerator programs, entrepreneurs, incubators/co-working spaces, and venture capital firms.

He also acts for individual clients across the immigration spectrum and is regularly sought for his work on merits review of unsuccessful applications, and complex immigration issues such as matters where individuals don't clearly meet specified criteria or face actual/impending unfavourable decisions.

Jordan has been engaged variously as an "expert witness" including before the Federal Circuit Court, and on matters concerning professional negligence before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, and by insurers. He has also been published and interviewed by various media publications (print and TV) on his views and insights.

He considers his curiosity his primary virtue and is particularly fascinated by the intersection of food and culture. He has interests in professional sports that go beyond the available hours in a day.

Qualifications
  • LLB, Bond University
  • High Court of Australia / Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law (LIV)
  • 2020 Finalist for Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 in Migration Law
Lawyer

Sonia Campanaro

Sonia is an experienced immigration lawyer, having spent a number of years in the non-profit sector and at a boutique Melbourne based law firm. In addition to her Australian education, Sonia took the opportunity to study International Law in the Netherlands. She is experienced in a variety of immigration matters, and is dedicated to helping give everyone a fair opportunity to make Australia their home.

Sonia is an experienced immigration lawyer, joining us after having spent a number of years in the non-profit sector and at a boutique Melbourne based law firm. In addition to her Australian education, Sonia took the opportunity to study International Law in the Netherlands. She is experienced in a variety of immigration matters, and is dedicated to helping give everyone a fair opportunity to make Australia their home.

Sonia can be spotted along Melbourne’s bike paths and digging for new additions to her self-proclaimed impeccable vinyl record collection.

Qualifications
  • LLB, Victoria University
  • BA, Victoria University
  • Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Languages: English, Italian
Lawyer

Emily Young

Emily completed her Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Bond University in 2019, and with her interest in innovation she specialises in the Global Talent Independent program. Working primarily with private clients, she also has experience across the entire Australian immigration law framework. She's passionate about global mobility and social issues, having previously worked on matters regarding international parental child abduction, volunteered for Camp Quality, and even set foot in North Korea!

Emily completed her Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from Bond University in 2019, and with her interest in innovation she specialises in the Global Talent Intendent program. Working primarily with private clients, she also has experience across the entire Australian immigration law framework. She's passionate about global mobility and social issues, having previously worked on matters regarding international parental child abduction, volunteered for Camp Quality, and even set foot in North Korea!
Qualifications
  • LLB (Hons), Bond University
  • Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Languages: English
Lawyer

Lucinda Lim

Lucinda graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Arts from Monash University. In addition to her passion for social justice (having worked in community legal centers), she has a keen interest in tech and written papers on smart contracts in the context of decentralised autonomous organisations. This background helps her to provide valuable advice to our tech clients and in relation to the Global Talent Independent program.

Lucinda graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Arts from Monash University. In addition to her passion for social justice (having worked in community legal centers), she has a keen interest in tech and written papers on smart contracts in the context of decentralised autonomous organisations. This background helps her to provide valuable advice in relation to the Global Talent Independent program.
Qualifications
  • LLB (Hons), Monash University
  • BA, Monash University
  • Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Languages: English, Mandarin
Administrative Co-ordinator

Lucie Coleman

Lucie is an experienced administrative assistant with over 2 years of experience in customer relationship management and 5 years in various customer service roles. She’s enthusiastic about law and justice, the fight for equality and building positive interpersonal relationships.

Lucie is an experienced administrative assistant with over 2 years of experience in customer relationship management and 5 years in various customer service roles. She’s enthusiastic about law and justice, the fight for equality and building positive interpersonal relationships.

Outside of an office, Lucie has a keen interest in houseplants, spicy food and travelling. Before her 21st birthday, she had already lived in 8 different cities around the globe!

Qualifications
  • Business Cert IV, Rhodes College
  • Languages: English
Paralegal

Edison Zhang

Edison is joining Hannan Tew remotely while he completes his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Auckland. He has prior experience interning in immigration and refugee law in New Zealand, as well as a brief stint with the Taipei City Government. Edison discovered his passion for immigration and citizenship law while studying in Canada as an international student. He deeply sympathises with the challenges faced by immigrants, and hopes to help others gain the opportunity to start a new life in Australia.

Edison is joining Hannan Tew remotely while he completes his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Auckland. He has prior experience interning in immigration and refugee law in New Zealand, as well as a brief stint with the Taipei City Government. Edison discovered his passion for immigration and citizenship law while studying in Canada as an international student. He deeply sympathises with the challenges faced by immigrants, and hopes to help others gain the opportunity to start a new life in Australia.

Outside of work he's an aviation addict, regularly searching out same day return flights to exotic locations.

Qualifications
  • LLB, University of Auckland (studying)
  • BA (Economics), University of Auckland (studying)
  • Languages: English, Mandarin

We also partner with external experts to provide access to a full ecosystem of services related to immigration.

Consultant (Tax)

Riady Haryono

Riady is a senior accountant at a premier accounting, taxation and business advisory firm. He advises hundreds of clients’ on their domestic and international tax affairs, and helps them structure their income and investments so as to minimise their cross-border tax liabilities.

Riady is a senior accountant at a premier accounting, taxation and business advisory firm. He advises hundreds of clients’ on their domestic and international tax affairs, and helps them structure their income and investments so as to minimise their cross-border tax liabilities.

In his free time, he is a fervent supporter of Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund and the New York Giants, and he often finds himself backing the dark horses of both the sports and business worlds. Following his sides on the journey to success is one of the highlights of his career.

Qualifications
  • BCom/BEcon (Honours), University of New South Wales
  • GradDipCA, Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand
  • Languages: English, Bahasa Indonesia (conversational)
Consultant (US Immigration)

Sherwin Noorian

Sherwin is an experienced US immigration lawyer based in Australia. He specialises in helping ambitious Australian tech startups and entrepreneurs expand to the US.

Sherwin is an experienced US immigration lawyer based in Australia. He specialises in helping ambitious Australian tech startups and entrepreneurs expand to the US.
Qualifications
  • JD (Law), University of Houston Law Centre
  • BSc, HBU
  • Supreme Court of Victoria / Supreme Court of Texas
  • Languages: English, Persian