About

Our Why

We fiercely believe in helping people achieve their goals. We are passionate in showing people that an idea can become a reality. All dreams start with an idea quietly stirring in someone’s mind and heart. But the road ahead can seem impossible if you don’t have people to support you, to believe in you, to tell you not to give up. 

There will be the knockers and the naysayers who will tell you your idea is bad. It will never happen. You can’t do it. You’re not good enough. Smart enough. Rich enough. We say rubbish. We say that you only need at least one support person in life – a ‘plus one’ – to stay by your side though the journey. It doesn’t matter where you have come from. It only matters where you’re going.  

How do we help you?

The way we help you is by offering a highly personalised service that is about building a friendship for life. Immigration legal services are deeply personal. It’s about your life. Your future. Your dreams.


It’s not about us. We’re here to use our knowledge and experience to serve you. Our passion is to help your dream become a reality in this amazing country that we are lucky enough to call home.

Our promise to you

We are dedicated to serving our clients in a respectful, quiet and no-nonsense way, with a focus on respecting and honouring the immigration laws of Australia. We take the time to care about you … and you are not charged extra for it.

 

Some things you should just not have to pay for. If you want to tell us about your life, we’ll listen. No charge. If you want to cry, we’ll comfort you. No charge. If you want to phone us every day to get an update on your visa application, we’ll take the call. No charge. If you want to drop into the office to express your frustration about the visa process, we’ll be available. No charge. This is just how we are, and this is how Petty Sampson Immigration Lawyers will run. Come and meet us and find out for yourself.

About Michelle

Michelle is a highly dedicated and caring immigration lawyer. She is concerned about the ‘person’ behind the application and ensures the focus is always on the client. He role is to assist the applicant to achieve the best outcome. She is honest and will not provide false hope or encourage an applicant to take a futile path.

She is committed to providing a caring and timely professional service and is focused on creating an engaging and constructive relationship with her clients. Michelle is dedicated to maintaining a thorough understanding of the complex and dynamic area that is migration law.

Above all, she believes it is a privilege to practice immigration law in Australia and she respects the laws and processes of this country.

Michelle has 18 years’ experience in the immigration industry, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria. She holds Bachelors and Honours degrees in Indonesian language and literature; a Master’s degree in International Relations; a Graduate Certificate in Migration Law; a Bachelor of Laws and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She has also undertaken a Practice Management Course and a Trust Accounting Course.

Info About Me

Admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia

Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Professional Memberships: Law Society of South Australia; Law Institute of Victoria; Migration Institute of Australia; Law Council of Australia

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