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Sed Crest

Consultant specialising in Immigration Law, Maritime Law and Investment Treaty dispute resolution

Sed is committed to finding the best migration outcome for you and your family in Australia. Sed has nine years of experience in migration law covering:

  • Business and investment visas;
  • Employer-sponsored visas;
  • AAT reviews and appeals;
  • Points-based skilled visas;
  • Partner and de facto visas;
  • Parent, child and other family visas;
  • Student visas and visitor visas; and
  • Visa cancellations and refusals.

Admitted as a Solicitor in 2010 in the Supreme Court of Queensland, Sed has focussed his legal mind on visas and migration law to deliver the best outcomes for businesses and families across Australia.

Sed worked in London and Hong Kong and produced legal conferences and edited international legal journals for nine years. Sed also worked for the Australian and South Korean national governments, advising on trade and investment law and policy as well writing speeches. Sed worked for Maritime Safety Queensland and worked on the national legal framework for commercial vessels.

Sed Crest read law at QUT and has a Master of Laws from University College of London in International Trade and Maritime Law. Sed studied the Chinese language for three years and is conversational in Mandarin. Sed was part of two Mayoral Trade Delegations to China covering six Chinese cities.



“Thank you seems too smaller phrase to show my gratitude. I will be forever grateful you have changed my life, I now get to stay with my family and can call Australia my home. Sed’s advice was always accurate and honest. It was a first-class service provided by a first-class immigration lawyer and agent.”

Kerri, Migration client.

‘The service provided was kind and thoughtful. Sed kept us updated and that made us feel very comfortable.’

Kana Watanabe, Japan – secondary applicant on permanent residence 187 Employer-sponsored visa

‘Ours was a particularly hard case, which resulted in long hours of hard work by Sed. I definitely would recommend’

Clement Booth, Ireland – Secondary applicant on permanent residence 186 Employer-sponsored visa

“Sed and the team have been a tremendous help to us and our staff this year. Thank you for getting all those applications across the line. Sed has changed many people’s lives for the better.”

Genevieve O’ReillyDirector of People and CultureO’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Australia

‘If you ask something – it will be answered. A high energy level and honesty were key parts of my experience with Sed. Highly recommended.’

Alan D’Souza, India – 187 Permanent residence Employer sponsored visa