About us

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Visa Plan is a firm of registered migration agents and immigration lawyers in Melbourne, the most vibrant city of Australia, who take utmost pride in securing people the visas they need to enjoy new lives in Australia. We constantly strive to improve our professional capabilities so we can provide our clients with the best possible immigration services and solutions with the minimum hassle.

​At Visa Plan, we seek to instill positive change within the industry by setting a leading example of being transparent, ethical and competent in our dealings with the public. We want to ensure that nobody is disadvantaged by poor migration advice.

Just like the highly multicultural society of Australia, we have registered migration agents from different backgrounds. Being able to speak your language and understanding your culture does not only allow us to understand your needs, but the system of your original country enabling us to provide more suited migration advice and immigration services.

Our migration agents and immigration lawyers are located on 530 Little Collins Street in the central business district of Melbourne.

Team |
Migration Agents & Lawyers

James Bae | Principal Solicitor - MARN 1468128

James Bae | Principal Solicitor - MARN 1468128​

Solicitor - Victorian Law Institute and High Court of Australia. Registered Australian Migration Agent (MARN): 1468128. Bachelor of Commerce and Laws (Accounting), University of Sydney. Acting across a broad spectrum of legal practice areas including criminal defence, taxation and compensation law. Graduate Certificate in Economics, University of Queensland. Strategic Management and Leadership, Foreign Trade University. Acting for agencies and licensed companies of the Australian Government in disputes at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Serving local communities by applying for government grants to fund social initiatives, creating positive change for communities.

Andrew Topalovic | Solicitor - MARN 2014142

Solicitor - Victorian Law Institute and High Court of Australia. Registered Australian Migration Agent (MARN: 2014142). Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Deakin University. Bachelor of International Studies (Politics and Policy), Deakin University. ​Andrew has sincere empathy for the wellbeing of other people, both within and outside the legal profession. This leads him to place great emphasis on clients’ experiences when engaging with Visaplan. He appreciates that migration and visa applications can be a highly stressful process for applicants, given their importance to their future. He understands that this stress is not only limited to the applicant themselves but other stakeholders, such as their sponsors and family. He chose to commit to Visaplan because he believes the ethical and professional values of Visaplan are in alignment with his own personal beliefs, which are essential to treating every matter with utmost care and dedication.

Grace Lee | Office Manager

Nationally Recognised Teacher in Elementary Education, Korea. Bachelor of Elementary Education (Practical Arts), Daegu National University of Education. Master of Education in Korean Language As A Foreign Language, Gyeongin National University of Education. Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Before relocating to Australia, Grace was a teacher at a primary school in Korea. She felt privileged to be in a position where she could instil positive changes in the students' lives. She wants to continue helping others, and Australian immigrants in turning their Australian dream into reality. She plays a critical role in ensuring Visaplan can thrive. Grace is currently studying the Master's course in Professional Accounting at RMIT, which is reflective of one of Visaplan's core values - continuous improvement of professional and personal capability.

Fernando Seo | Lawyer Consultant, Korea

Bachelor of Diplomacy, Seoul National University, 1990. Lawyer, 1996. Master of Finance, Macquarie University, 2004. Fernando provides Visa Plan with ad hoc advice on laws in the fields of cross-border transactions, bilateral tax treaties and civil matters within the Korean jurisdiction. Lawyer, Daeryook and Aju International Law Firm, 2000 - 2007. Partner, Daeryook and Aju International Law Firm, 2007 - 2019. Mergers and acquisitions. Initial public offerings on stock markets. Joint ventures – China, France, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. Property developments. Structured finance. Foreign business expansion. Blockchains.

Jang Eun Lee | Lawyer Consultant, Korea

Bachelor of Economics, Seoul National University, 2001. Lawyer, 2003. Certified Tax Accountant, 2008. Jang Eun provides Visa Plan with ad hoc advice on laws in the fields of cross-border transactions, bilateral tax treaties and civil matters within the Korean jurisdiction. Lawyer, Daeryook and Aju International Law Firm, 2003 – 2012. Principal Lawyer, Taeyoung Law Firm, 2013 - 2020 Cross-border transactions. Corporate advisory. Direct investments into overseas projects. Project finance. Mergers and acquisitions. Problems and Ways of Improvements in the Legislative Process of Korea, Parliament’s Legislative and Judiciary Committee, November 2003.

James Bae | Principal Solicitor - MARN 1468128

  • Solicitor – Victorian Law Institute and High Court of Australia
  • Registered Australian Migration Agent (MARN): 1468128
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Laws (Accounting), University of Sydney
  • Graduate Certificate in Economics, University of Queensland
  • Strategic Management and Leadership, Foreign Trade University
  • Government Legal Adviser
    • Acting for agencies and licensed companies of the Australian Government in disputes at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
    Government Grants Coordinator​
    • Serving local communities by applying for government grants to fund social initiatives, creating positive change for communities.
    Solicitor in various Private Practices
    • Acting across a broad spectrum of legal practice areas including criminal defence, taxation and compensation law.

    Andrew Topalovic | Solicitor - MARN 2014142

    • Solicitor – Victorian Law Institute and High Court of Australia
    • Registered Australian Migration Agent (MARN: 2014142)
    • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Deakin University
    • Bachelor of International Studies (Politics and Policy), Deakin University

    ​Andrew has sincere empathy for the wellbeing of other people, both within and outside the legal profession. This leads him to place great emphasis on clients’ experiences when engaging with Visaplan. He appreciates that migration and visa applications can be a highly stressful process for applicants, given their importance to their future. He understands that this stress is not only limited to the applicant themselves but other stakeholders, such as their sponsors and family. He chose to commit to Visaplan because he believes the ethical and professional values of Visaplan are in alignment with his own personal beliefs, which are essential to treating every matter with utmost care and dedication.

    Grace Lee | Office Manager

    • Nationally Recognised Teacher in Elementary Education, Korea
    • Bachelor of Elementary Education (Practical Arts), Daegu National University of Education
    • Master of Education in Korean Language As A Foreign Language, Gyeongin National University of Education
    • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, University of Wisconsin – River Falls

    Before relocating to Australia, Grace was a teacher at a primary school in Korea. She felt privileged to be in a position where she could instil positive changes in the students’ lives. She wants to continue helping others, and Australian immigrants in turning their Australian dream into reality. She plays a critical role in ensuring Visaplan can thrive.



    Grace is currently studying the Master’s course in Professional Accounting at RMIT, which is reflective of one of Visaplan’s core values – continuous improvement of professional and personal capability.

    Fernando Seo | Lawyer Consultant, Korea

    • Bachelor of Diplomacy, Seoul National University, 1990
    • Lawyer, 1996
    • Master of Finance, Macquarie University, 2004

    Fernando provides Visa Plan with ad hoc advice on laws in the fields of cross-border transactions, bilateral tax treaties and civil matters within the Korean jurisdiction.

    Lawyer, Daeryook and Aju International Law Firm, 2000 – 2007

    Partner, Daeryook and Aju International Law Firm, 2007 – 2019

    • Mergers and acquisitions
    • Initial public offerings on stock markets
    • Joint ventures – China, France, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia
    • Property developments
    • Structured finance
    • Foreign business expansion
    • Blockchains

    Jang Eun Lee | Lawyer Consultant, Korea

    • Bachelor of Economics, Seoul National University, 2001
    • Lawyer, 2003
    • Certified Tax Accountant, 2008

    Jang Eun provides Visa Plan with ad hoc advice on laws in the fields of cross-border transactions, bilateral tax treaties and civil matters within the Korean jurisdiction.

    Lawyer, Daeryook and Aju International Law Firm, 2003 – 2012

    Principal Lawyer, Taeyoung Law Firm, 2013 – 2020

    • Cross-border transactions
    • Corporate advisory
    • Direct investments into overseas projects
    • Project finance
    • Mergers and acquisitions
    ​Author
    • Problems and Ways of Improvements in the Legislative Process of Korea, Parliament’s Legislative and Judiciary Committee, November 2003

    Australian Immigration Lawyers

    Visa Plan is the migration arm of Bae Lawyers which provides comprehensive legal services across a broad spectrum of law. Bae Lawyers revels in prioritising the excellence of end results and our efficiency during the process.

    Visa Plan is a team of registered migration agents and lawyers who take pride in securing people the visa(s) they need to enjoy a new life in Australia. We constantly strive to improve our professional capabilities so we can provide our clients with the best possible migration services and solutions with the minimum hassle.

    ​We also seek to instil positive change within the industry by setting a leading example of being transparent, ethical and competent in our dealings with the public. Just like Australia’s highly multicultural society, we have multilingual migration agents from different backgrounds. Being able to speak your language allows us to truly understand your needs.

    What sets competent boutique practices apart from others is their ability to provide attentive and personalised service. Nevertheless, this is largely dependent on the values, attitude and professionalism of the individuals who form the practice.

    Organizational Value

    Aiming to be the
    Best Migration Firm

    We guarantee our migration agents and lawyers are qualified and capable of handling your matters competently and diligently. You will always receive independent professional advice and judgement that is uncompromised by lack of knowledge or conflicts of interest.

    Transparency

    A lack of transparency in pricing is a widespread problem in the migration industry as agreed by many. Visa Plan acknowledges this industry-wide issue and endeavours to be the solution, leading the way in positive change. We strongly remind you that it is your right as a client to be charged for and demand a reasonable fee for migration services. One that is proportional to our professional input and consequential output.

    Responsible Practice

    We promise to continue working on your application until the best outcome is achieved. Throughout this process, you are entitled to have your questions and concerns addressed in a timely manner. You are also entitled to be kept informed of the progress of your case, and to request and receive copies of any relevant papers.

    Global Expansion

    Visa Plan’s head office is located in Melbourne. Not only Australia’s capital for education, cultural and sporting events, it is also a popular destination for immigrants and has long been considered one of the “world’s most liveable cities”. Today, Melbourne has a booming population, driven in large part by people moving to this city from other parts of Australia and overseas, and is projected to become the nation’s most populous city by 2026.

    We also have a presence in Daegu, South Korea’s bustling fourth largest city and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s largest metropolis. No matter where you are based in the Asia Pacific region, our expert migration agents are only a phone/ Skype call away and happy to help you achieve your dream of securing an Australian visa for a bright new life down under. Feel free to contact us via the details listed below:

    Visa Plan - Melbourne, Australia

    Level 7, 530 Little Collins Street,
    Melbourne
    Victoria, Australia

    ​ Tel. +61 3 9958 5854

    Visa Plan - Daegu, South Korea

    Level 3, 21 Taepyung-Ro
    Daegu
    South Korea​

    ​ Tel. +82 53 568 7800