Solicitor, The Supreme Court of NSW
Juris Doctor, UNSW
Solicitor Member, The Law Society of NSW,
Public Notary, NSW
Shelly is the principal solicitor in Sunsolis Legal and a registered legal practitioner with the Department of Home Affairs. Since her admission, Shelly practised in various areas of laws in a boutique firm in Sydney CBD, with a specialisation in property and Australian migration laws, before she established her practice in the lower north shore. In the past 10 years, she has successfully assisted over 200 clients and families to come to Australia on different types of visas, including but not limited to tourist visa, student visa, work visa, spouse visa, parent visa and business/investor visa. Her expertise comes with her passion for assisting clients to achieve their migration goals within the complex migration regime. She has a keen eye for detail and is always willing to take up the challenge of finding the most appropriate visa pathway for clients from different ethnic or career backgrounds.
Apart from her migration work, Shelly has also been a major conveyancing solicitor for the purchasers of various renowned off-the-plan projects delivered by the most prestigious developers in Australia, e.g., LendLease, Mirvac, Frasers, Meriton, etc. In particular, her team has completed over 600 settlements for buyers in the Victoria Harbour project of Lendlease and assisted over 50 clients to purchase the Barangaroo project with an aggregated purchase price at over 200 million.
In recent years, Shelly frequently appears in various criminal matters, including but not limited to intimidation and assault in domestic settings and AVO, sexual assault, larceny and robbery, traffic matters, drug matters and possession of prohibited weapons, etc. She also has experience dealing with investigations and complaints by Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) for the Chinese Medicine Practitioner and acupuncturists. Shelly has successfully assisted her clients to obtain the best outcome possible and get back to their normal life.
Apart from criminal matters, Shelly also advises on family laws, and commercial and company law matters. She is strived to provide a wholistic strategy to her clients in achieving a balanced outcome and avoiding massive legal bills.
Shelly is also a Notary Public and enjoys assisting her clients with any notarial services or needs.
Shelly is good at communication with clients, especially clients with a Chinese background. She is a mother tongue Cantonese and Mandarin and is culturally familiarised with the Chinese norms as she was brought up in Macau and Canton.
Shelly holds a Juris Doctor from the University of New South Wales, a Masters in Laws with a specialisation in Social Justice and a Bachelor in Laws from the University of Sun Yat-sen University in China. She is also a NAATI-certified translator of Chinese and English in both directions.