ABOUT

Suffolk-Law is a high-caliber boutique law firm located in Perth, Western Australia. We offer high quality advice and represent a diverse range of individual and corporate clients. Our team of lawyers specialise in areas of Business, Construction, Family and Immigration Law.

We are of the very few law firms and migration agencies within the Business and Investor immigration streams that can assist with the complex legal requirements for migrating via these pathways. Suffolk-Law will guide and support clients on various visa applications with a complete end-to-end service. We focus on solutions for business persons and investors that wish to migrate to Australia under business and investor skills or business talent visas.


OUR PRINCIPALS

JANNIE KOTZE

Kotze has more than 30 years of experience in Law and Business. He is a commended businessman, an Advocate in South Africa, and a Solicitor and Barrister in Australia.

In a flourishing practise as an Advocate, Kotze acted for the major entities in South Africa such as Absa Bank, Santam Insurance Company, Nashua, MTN Mobile Networks, etc. His legal experience is commended with a corporate and business practice, particularly in company structuring, business principles, corporate governance and turn around strategies.

In recent years, Kotze has focused his attentions on immigration law by representing various complex immigration matters. Kotze is a Registered Australian Migration Agent and one of the very few lawyers able to navigate the intricate requirements for applicants within the Business and Investor Visa pathways.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

  • Baccalaureus Iuris (B.Iuris)
  • Baccalaureus Legum (LLB)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Commercial and Resources Law
  • Financial Advice Intermediaries Exams Re 1 And Re 2 (South Africa)
  • Solicitor and Barrister (Supreme Court of WA)
  • Registered Migration Agent # 1910212 (Migration Agents Registration Authority)
  • Advocate (High Court of South Africa)
  • General Council of the Bar of South Africa
  • MARA Registration Details

KEY EXPERIENCE

  • Advice on sovereign & political risks
  • Drafting & negotiating legal documents for a range of international and local clients
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance and implementation
  • Immigration law
  • Preparation of pleadings, consultations, pretrial aspects and conducting trials in: contract, cession, trusts, surety, torts, corporations, industrial, insurance, property, family, insolvency, spoliation and contract law.
  • Advice to businesses and entrepreneurs in formulating strategies, considering the environment, work out options and secure the correct partner for their business
  • Profit and revenue growth structures
  • Assistance on opportunities for improvements and efficiency, configuring companies from small to large turnovers
  • Sales, marketing and brand building strategies

 

CALLIE LOUW

Louw has more than 17 years of experience in business, commercial and family law, and acts as a non-practicing consultant to our solicitors and barristers. Callie is a successful and experienced director and business owner within both the legal and real estate industries.

Further to the above, Callie is commended for his practice and experience in construction law, advising in various building disputes and SAT matters.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

  • Baccalaureus Iuris (B.Iuris)
  • Baccalaureus Legum (LLB)
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law, Tax And Industrial Law
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Taxation Law
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Law
  • Lawyer (non-practising) (NSW)
  • Attorney  (High Court of South Africa)

KEY EXPERIENCE

  • Insolvency
  • Estate planning
  • Acquisitions and mergers
  • Commercial law
  • Contract law
  • Family law
  • Property law
  • Construction law
  • Building Disputes

 

KAREN KOTZE

Karen has more than 20 years of experience as a lawyer. She has worked as a Deputy State Attorney and has headed the litigation department for large private law firms.

After graduating as a Migration Agent, she joined KPMG where she gained extensive experience in advising and assisting individual and corporate clients, including companies operating in the oil & gas, mining and construction industries.

In 2013 she left KPMG to establish her own Migration Firm Suffolk-Visa.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

  • Baccalaureus Legum Civilium (BLC)
  • Baccalaureus Legum (LLB)
  • Graduate Certificate in Australian Migration Law Practice
  • Attorney (High Court of South Africa)
  • Registered Migration Agent # 1277169 (Migration Agents Registration Authority)
  • MARA Registration Details

KEY SPECIALITIES

  • Standard Business Sponsorship: Subclass 457
  • Employer Sponsored Permanent Visas (Employer Nomination Scheme): Subclass 186
  • RSMS (Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme) Visas: Subclass 187
  • Significant Investor Visas: Subclass 188/888)
  • Parent Visas: Subclass 173/143 & 884/864
  • Partner Visas: Subclass 820/801 Or 309/100
  • Prospective Marriage Visas: Subclass 300
  • General and Independent Skilled Migration Visas: Subclass 189, 190

  • Suffolk-Law WA | 51 Waddell Road, Bicton, WA 6157| info@suffolk-law.com.au | +6189 314 5000
  • Barristers and Solicitors (Supreme Court of Western Australia)
  • Registered Immigration Agents # 1278993 | MARN 1910212| Registered ASICS Agents #31404
  • Advocates & Attorneys (High Court of SA) | General Council to the Bar of SA
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