About Us

Immigration lawyers Brisbane & Mackay

Experts in immigration law – outstanding success rate – here for YOU!

Timpson Immigration Lawyers (formerly Richard Timpson Solicitors and Migration Agents) are experts in all aspects of immigration law. We offer advice and assistance on all migration issues including primary visa applications, merits reviews, judicial reviews and ministerial intervention applications. Richard Timpson (our founder)  is an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law (one of only six in Queensland).  His specialist knowledge places him as the best resource you can have in this area, regardless of your location.  Looking for immigration lawyers Brisbane or Mackay, look no further.

Changing lives today, for Australia’s tomorrow

Helping people to create a great life in Australia is the primary drive for doing what we do. We pride ourselves on understanding your needs.  We will always work towards optimum outcomes in all situations and won’t engage you unless we know we can help.   With our outstanding success rate why choose anyone else?

Why use an immigration lawyer?

When organising legal and official documentation one of the most challenging hurdles to overcome relates to the submission of the correct documentation. The immigration department will require a variety of documents; from birth certificates all the way to documentation relating to criminal records, offences and driving bans. Failure to submit these forms when requested can result in a delay, or even a rejection of the application altogether. A lawyer will have a firm understanding of this and will help to ensure that all relevant paperwork is prepared and organised, ready for submission. By utilising the services of an immigration lawyer, the chances of obtaining approval increase several times over – and this is why so many international applicants are turning to them for assistance. For trusted immigration lawyers Brisbane & Mackay talk to us.

“You were amazing. You were 100% on it. You gave me updates, let me know how things were moving, how much $$ was left in my account, etc. There wasn’t a second I felt like I wasn’t being looked after.” Kristin

How we help you

We represent and provide legal support to migrants across all areas of immigration law. We will give you advice and assistance on the best options available in your situation.

Meet the team

Richard Timpson (MARN 0853143)
Richard Timpson (MARN 0853143)

Director & Principal Lawyer

“My focus is to get all our clients the right outcome”

  • Accredited immigration law specialist
  • Nearly 20 year’s legal experience
  • Expert in complex immigration law
  • Innovative in his approach
  • Migrant himself from Ireland
  • His visa was granted in 2 days.

Richard qualified as a solicitor in 1999 in the Republic of Ireland. He achieved the status of an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law in Australia in 2012. It makes him one of a small handful of Accredited Specialist lawyers in the State of Queensland.

Throughout his professional life, Richard has worked as a lawyer in various countries. He has also worked in many areas of the law, including personal injury, family law, conveyancing and wills/estates.

In 2010, Richard and his partner founded Richard Timpson Solicitors & Migration Agents in Mackay.  Initially a general practice law firm, the partners quickly realised that immigration law was really their passion and providing that Aussie lifestyle to others was an exciting way to make a living.

The company started to specialise solely in immigration law focusing more on complex immigration law cases.  A Brisbane branch has since been established and in 2016 the company changed its name to ‘Timpson Immigration Lawyers’ to better reflect their focus.

Being from Ireland originally, and perhaps with the firsthand experience of the process involved, has helped Richard to provide a higher quality of service and ultimately the best possible outcome for clients wanting to settle here permanently.

Richard’s expertise and commitment is extremely well respected in the industry.  In addition to running his own legal firm, he helps to advise other legal firms and migration agents on complex immigration matters.

Stephanie Hunt  (MARN 1684413)
Stephanie Hunt (MARN 1684413)


“Helping clients to experience what Australia has to offer highly motivates me.”

  • Law graduate.
  • No nonsense, get it done attitude.
  • Highly organised, methodical and prepared.
  • Complete perfectionist.

Stephanie joined Timpson Immigration Lawyers from university in 2015 whilst completing her post-graduate study, as a junior lawyer.  Due to her hard work and dedication Stephanie progressed within Timpson Immigration Lawyers to lawyer status within 18 months.  The whole migration process is exciting but can be stressful for our clients. Stephanie’s supportive and caring personality has been a real asset to clients especially for family related visas. Her work has included more complex cases which to date have resulted in positive outcomes.

Louisa Jones (MARN 1574187)
Louisa Jones (MARN 1574187)


“Achieving great outcomes in the face of seemingly impossible circumstances drives me.”

  • Solicitor admitted in 2015
  • Motivated to take on a challenge and succeed
  • Highly passionate about all areas of migration
  • Works well under pressure
  • Great at meeting new people
  • Approachable and considerate
  • Always planning her next overseas adventure
  • Dislikes telemarketing and cauliflower

Louisa joined Timpson Immigration Lawyers in 2018 after four years of working in the migration industry gaining experience in complex migration matters including visa cancellation, Standard Business Sponsor Monitoring and appeals to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, amongst other things. In addition, Louisa also has experience volunteering at not-for-profit organisations by assisting with their refugee and complex visa matters. Throughout her career, Louisa has worked on a number of extremely complex and high-stake matters, which has only pushed her to continue moving forward and advocate for migrants.

Louise Delaney
Louise Delaney

Joint Founder & Business Development Manager

“We are excited about immigration and giving our clients the beautiful Australian lifestyle that we Aussies enjoy.”

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Background in banking, finance and IT.
  • Has worked extensively overseas.
  • High entrepreneurial flair.
  • Daughter of an Irish Migrant.
  • Innovative thinks outside the square.
  • Open to ideas for affiliations and strategic alliances.

Louise Delaney carved out a very successful career in banking, finance and IT, working both in Australia and extensively overseas for large financial organisations such as ANZ and Visa International.  With huge entrepreneurial flair and strong project management skills, Louise focusses on business development and continual improvement mainly through product development and forging strong affiliate relationships, along with managing the practice and team.

Danielle Fagg
Danielle Fagg

Practice Manager

“I have a strong desire to help people.”

  • The backbone of our office.
  • Super sharp, organised and efficient.
  • Tells it like it is.
  • Fantastic with our clients.

Danielle joined us in 2015 as our receptionist. A quick learner and super smart, Danielle soon became an invaluable member of the team undertaking far more duties than her job description! Instrumental in helping us to refine our work processes and in turn lift our efficiencies, Danielle has a drive for improving things and desire to help people. Danielle moved up the ranks from Executive Assistant in 2017 to becoming our Practice Manager in 2018 and truly is the backbone of the office.

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