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Peter Michalopoulos Migration Agent

Peter Michalopoulos

Managing Director

MARN: 1569075

BBus, DipMan, GCertMigLaw, MMIA

Peter is the Managing Director & a Registered Migration Agent (MARN: 1569075) at Ethos Migration Lawyers working in a wide range of Australian Migration matters such as Employer Sponsored Migration, Family Migration, Business, Innovation & Investment Migration and Strategic Migration Advisory.

Peter founded Ethos Migration Lawyers in response to his passion of helping people.

Ethos Migration Lawyers have since become a trusted partner with numerous Australian and international businesses assisting with a broad range of their migration requirements.

As a passionate migration professional Peter is regularly writing articles in response to the rapidly changing immigration landscape and consulting with businesses in regards to their international employee requirements.

Being a member of the Migration Institute of Australia and Migration Alliance, Peter is an active migration advice professional who regularly provides commentary across various media outlets.

Peter is fluent in Greek and English.

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Maria Tseprailidis

Immigration Lawyer

LLB(Hons), BCom

Maria is an admitted Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She completed a Bachelor degree in Law (Honours) and a Bachelor degree in Commerce majoring in Accounting from Deakin University.

Maria brings a diversity of professional and personal experience to her work at Ethos Migration Lawyers. She has an empathetic and understanding approach to migration law and is committed to advocating for her clients to achieve successful outcomes in complex cases.

Prior to joining Ethos Migration Lawyers, Maria worked as a Lawyer in a prominent personal injury law firm, advocating for clients with respect to their WorkCover matters. She has extensive experience representing clients at the Magistrates, County and Supreme Court of Victoria and has also previously volunteered at various community legal centres.

Maria was drawn to a career in immigration law because of her desire to make a difference to the lives of both individuals and businesses. Maria is particularly interested in partner visas, skilled visas, visa cancellations and refusals and matters before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Federal Courts.

In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, doing Pilates and trying out the latest ‘foodie’ hotspots.

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Zefy Souvlakis

Migration Services Manager

Immigration Lawyer

MARN: 1801385

BBus, LLB, GDipLegalPrac

Zefy is an admitted lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria. She has completed a Bachelor degree in Law and a Bachelor degree in Business from La Trobe University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Leo Cussen Institute.

During her time at university, Zefy was an active member of the LSA – La Trobe University Law Students’ Association and volunteered at the Nillumbik and Banyule Community Legal Centre.

Zefy has previously worked as an editor and a legal assistant. Her previous experience has equipped her with diversity and adaptability.

As a passionate legal professional, Zefy advises and acts on behalf of individuals and businesses in relation to their migration matters, while liaising with the Department of Home Affairs and other government bodies. Zefy has prepared and assisted in Administrative Appeals and Ministerial Intervention matters with great success, which have captured the attention of national Australian media outlets.

She is a committee member in the Victorian Women Lawyers Networking Committee and Social Justice Committee and a Legal Institute of Victoria member.

Zefy’s enthusiasm and strong passion to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients comes from her own experience with migration, as she relocated from Greece to Australia in 2010 to complete her studies.

Zefy is also fluent in Greek and is currently learning French. In her spare time, she likes travelling and reading books.