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Our firm is a well established law practice located in the Central Business District of Sydney, Australia.


Our mission is to assist our clients to safely navigate the legal landscape in order to accomplish their goals and objectives. We achieve this by providing our clients with sound legal advice and other legal services to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.


  • Litigation

  • Company and Commercial Law

  • Migration and Visas

  • Family Law

  • Property Law and Conveyancing

  • Intellectual Property

  • Employment Law

  • Aviation Law

  • Taxation

We are working in association with Forward & Co. Lawyers, Hong Kong. Recently, we have formed a strategic alliance with the prestigious Chinese law firm Concord (see Gallery).

Spinks Elphick Ho is also a registered migration agent in Australia.  We advise upon and prepare applications for temporary and permanent Australian visas in the areas of business migration, temporary and skilled workers, students and family and reunion visas.

We assist and represent clients in resolving both migration and visa issues and disputes.  In this regard, we deal directly with the Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and represent clients before the Commonwealth Administrative Decisions Tribunal (ADT), the Federal Courts and the High Court.

Our associated organisation SEH Education and Migration actively promotes migration to Australia.  We have established offices in Hong Kong and China (Shenzhen and Guangzhou), to provide advice relating to education agency services and migration.


Members of Our Team:
Viola Ho, Legal Practitioner Director |

Phone: +61 2 8233 6130 (Sydney) 

             +852 3582 1627 (Hong Kong)

Bachelor in Computer Science and Law (First Class Honours)

Solicitor and Registered Migration Agent MARN 0849598


Before establishing the firm with other members in 2007, Viola has worked at prestigious legal firms in Sydney and has been involved in numerous high status legal cases. Viola has extensive experience in commercial law, intellectual property and commercial property matters. 


Viola is originally from Hong Kong and is a native speaker of Cantonese.

Krystal Pertel, Solicitor |

Phone: +61 2 8233 6130

Bachelor of Biomedical Science in Forensic Biology

Bachelor of Laws

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice


Krystal specialises in commercial litigation matters with a focus on advising, representing and negotiating in favour of the commercial interests of our clients.  Additionally, Krystal has experience advising and representing clients in family law matters, and conveyancing.

As a trained biologist, Krystal specialises in medical negligence cases.

TERESA TANG, Solicitor​ |

Phone: +852 8191 6001

B.A. (Hons.), University of London

M.B.A., University of Strathclyde, UK


Teresa has over 20 years’ experience in general practice. She focuses on commercial drafting, company secretary, civil and criminal litigations, corporate finance, conveyancing and reverse mortgage. She also advises on guardianship and Part II MHO application, personal injury, bankruptcy, building management, immigration, PRC laws, HKMA compliance, civil celebrant of marriages. wills and probate.

Ginger Chang, Trainer & Assessor |

Phone: +61 2 8233 6130

Bachelor of Arts, English Major
Master of Arts, Education, Curriculum Leadership
Advanced Diploma 
of Leadership & Management

Ginger specialises in teaching business-related courses with a focus on marketing and promoting a brand/business.

Furthermore, Ginger has solid experience with international people and coordinating different parties into making a business work.
As a highly experienced teacher, Ginger excels in consulting people in making the best choice for achieving their fullest potential.



Bernard Elphick, Managing Director |

Phone: +61 2 8233 6130

Pure Mathematics (First Class Honours) Bachelor
Law (First Class Honours) Bachelor
Master of Computer Science
Master of Aeronautical Engineering
Graduate Diploma in Forensic Accounting

Barrister, England and Wales


Bernard’s tasks focus on providing advice to developers and investors regarding large scale projects; more specifically, advising on the commercial terms and legal ramifications in high technology joint venture projects between Australia and China.

He is also qualified and has experience in aeronautical engineering and pure mathematics, and has previously lectured at various universities.

Jensen Chan, Solicitor |

Phone: +61 2 8233 6130

Bachelor of Commerce – Professional Accounting

Bachelor of Laws

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Jensen was admitted in 2018 and has worked at various law firms in Sydney prior to working with SPINKS ELPHICK HO and has experience in the real estate industry. He is skilled at managing customer relationships and enjoys solving legal problems. He expertise in conveyancing and other areas of law. Equally significant, he recognises the importance of helping others in need and making tangible efforts to understanding his clients.

He is a proficient speaker of Cantonese, a patient listener and he appreciate placing client’s best interests at heart.

Daphun Lee, Office Manager (Hong Kong) |

Phone: +852 8191 6001

Bachelor of Social Sciences in Social Policy and Management (Honours), London Guildhall University, UK


Daphun is a key member of our team in Hong Kong and is responsible for office administration and to provide educational services to clients by offering in-depth knowledge of multicultural perspectives.

Daphun is a native speaker of Cantonese and is proficient in Mandarin and English.

Karina Chu, Office Manager
Guangzhou (China) |

Phone: +61 2 8233 6130

Bachelor of Commerce, Macquarie University
Master of Commerce, University of Wollongong

Karina is responsible for the management and operation of our legal office in Guangzhou and for client & stakeholder liaision.

Karina completed her high school and university studies in Australia and worked as Assistant Financial Manager at Holiday Inn Sydney after her graduation from university. Since 2014, Karina has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer at SEH Consulting in Guangzhou, China.

Karina is a native speaker of both Mandarin and Cantonese and is proficient in English.

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