Sandra Tempest, Director
Sandra Tempest is a Principal Lawyer,  specialising in Migration Law, Tribunal hearings, Property and Family Lawyer. Sandra is a nationally accredited Mediator,  as well as a licensed Pool Safety Inspector. She has lectured at Griffith University, Queensland, in the Graduate Certificate in Migration Law program and was also on the MARA conduct advisory panel.

Sandra was registered in 1996 and has over the past twenty – one years, dealt with a variety of visa classes and tribunal hearings. She has successfully ran her own business in Victoria for ten years before relocating to Queensland. Her wealth of experience encompasses 457 visas, now referred to as TSS visas, ENS, RSMS, Graduate work visa, student visas, business and investment visas as well as all types of family visas including partner visas. 

Sandra is the director of Tempest and Associates and in addition to Migration advice, she and her team offer conveyancing, assistance in family law matters such as divorce, parenting plans and binding financial agreements (pre-nuptial), assitance in applying for a DVO.

If you are a migrant on a spouse visa, your relationship has broken down due to domestic violence, or death of your partner and you have a child of that relationship, all is not lost, you need Sandra's expereince in assisting to obtain permanent residence.

Sandra is also a nationally accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner commonly referred to as Mediator. If you or someone you know is recently separated and either seeking to apply to the court for parenting or property orders then by law you/they are required to attend mediation and receive a section 60i certificate.

We can arrange that mediation with Sandra, either at your own premises or premises in Brisbane CBD. We do not charge to come to your premises if you are in the Greater Brisbane, Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast. Our rates for mediation are very reasonable at $250 per hour. Most mediations range from 4 – 8 hours. We also can offer skype or phone mediations. 

A Chinese speaking secretary and interpreter is available for those clients where English is not their first language.  For all other languages a phone or onsite interpreter can be arranged.

Pool Safety Inspections are conducted seven days  week by appointment.
All other services can also be attended to, after hours and weekends if needed.

You will receive personal care, whatever your matter is, we are here to look after you and help you achieve the best outcome.