Welcome to Jeans Lawyers
We are a firm of lawyers and attorneys specialising in Australian immigration law.
We are committed to high-quality advice and representation at all levels and complexity of immigration law.
The Principal Lawyer, Simon Jeans, was appointed by the Governor-General as a Member of the Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal between July 2010 and June 2015. In August 2015, after taking a holiday in France to cycle some of the Tour de France, he returned to private practice in August 2015.
Simon has been a lawyer since 1989 and specialised in immigration law for over 29 years. He is a registered migration agent, MARN 9253749. He has worked as a Legal Consultant with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Indonesia. He has given evidence to a US Congressional Committee in Washington DC on refugee issues in SE Asia.
He is recognised by the NSW Law Society as an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law. He has experience working in Hong Kong, Indonesia, UK, Jordan and Syria.
Since February 2016, he has been included on the annual list of Best Lawyers in Immigration Law, which is voted for by other practitioners.
We deal with complex immigration cases that others cannot solve.
We assist other registered migration agents in complex cases by writing submissions for them to lodge with the Department, Tribunal or Minister.
We also offer confidential consulting services to corporations and government in personnel security assessments for airports, investigations, expert opinions and training in interviewing and credibility assessment.