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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