Corsers is a specialist commercial and Immigration legal practice and property conveyancing group established in Adelaide in 1990.

Today, the Directors, Nadia Shivarev, Karley Thomas and Patrick Quan provide services and advice to individuals, small and large businesses in commercial and property dealings, whether transactional or dispute resolution, including immigration, citizenship and in other specialist areas like wills, estates and inheritance claims.

PARTNERS

NADIA SHIVAREV

Nadia graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from the University of Adelaide in 2002 and was admitted to practice in 2003. Nadia first commenced as a Partner at Corsers in 2008.
Nadia practices in commercial litigation and has represented clients in the Magistrates Court, District Court and Supreme Court and as instructing solicitor at the Federal Court and High Court of Australia.

Nadia has experience in most areas of commercial law, including property and business settlements, leases, wills and estate (probate) and contracts.

Nadia speaks the Chinese (Mandarin) language and welcomes clients from the Chinese community and abroad.

Nadia is a member of the Law Society of South Australia, Australia China Business Council (SA) and Hong Kong Australia Business Association (SA).

nadia.shivarev@corsers.net.au

PATRICK QUAN

Patrick graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in International Studies in 2001 and a Bachelor of Laws in 2003 as part of a double degree. Patrick completed a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2004, which was granted by the Law Society of South Australia. Patrick was admitted to practice Law in South Australia in 2004 and registered as a Migration Agent in 2006. In 2008, Patrick was entered into the registry of the High Court of Australia.

After employment with a local Migration practice, an associate and Patrick established QH & Partners, which was devoted to the practice of Immigration and Citizenship Law. In 2009, in association with a local Family Law firm Patrick also assisted clients with Family Law matters.

In 2012, QH & Partners was rebranded as QS Lawyers with a new partner providing Commercial and Migration legal services. Due to demand, Patrick also provided legal representation on minor criminal, civil, traffic and family law matters.

Patrick has a broad range of legal experience, however, his core practice area is Australian Migration Law. He has for more than 15 years successfully assisted and advised individuals, companies and businesses in the Hospitality Industry, Engineering, International Consulting, Community, Religious Bodies, Automotive Imports and Legal firms on Migration Applications and Appeals to the AAT and Federal Courts. Patrick also provides advice to local and interstate migration agents and lawyers on complicated migration matters and Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) enquiries.

Patrick is a Gold Alliance member with the Law Society of South Australia, a member with Migration Alliance and was registered with the OMARA.

Patrick is rated as the Best Immigration Lawyer in Adelaide 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 by 3 Best Rated! https://threebestrated.com.au/immigration-lawyers-in-adelaide-sa and was listed on Doyles Guide 2021 as one of the leading South Australian Immigration Lawyers/solicitors practising within the areas of immigration, migration, visa and citizenship matters in SA legal market in 2021 – https://doylesguide.com/leading-immigration-lawyers-south-australia-2021/ 

patrick.quan@corsers.net.au

KARLEY THOMAS

Karley is a highly experienced registered conveyancer having completed Certificate IV and Advanced Diploma in Conveyancing and has over 10 years experience in the industry. Karley graduated with a Bachelor of law in January 2020.  Karley specialises in property settlements and other areas of conveyancing including land divisions and community divisions and contracts.

Karley originates from Millicent in the State’s South East and commenced her career at a country law firm in Millicent giving her experience in rural property transactions.

Karley is a member of the Australian Institute of Conveyancers.

karley.thomas@corsers.net.au

SENIOR REGISTERED CONVEYANCER
JENNIE VARVARIS

Jennie has been a practising Registered Conveyancer since 1992 and has over 25 years’ experience in the Property Industry with accomplishments across many different roles and disciplines in Conveyancing, Business, Property Development and Real Estate.

Jennie has been a former Business Owner, Developer and Real Estate Agent and has significant experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing property settlements including Torrens Title and Community Title divisions, complex Community Plan amendments, matrimonial home and family transfers.

Jennie’s knowledge, personal integrity, honesty and exceptional customer service makes her an asset to our firm.

jennie.varvaris@corsers.net.au

LEGAL SECRETARY

KATHRYN TRONCONE

Kathie joined Corsers in August 2021 with some 20 years’ experience as a legal secretary. Kathie completed a Paralegal Studies course in 2007 to enable her to better assist her team with legal matters. Kathie is hard-working and very dedicated to her role as a legal secretary. Kathie always strives to go that one step further to better her knowledge and is always willing to take on challenges.

Please contact Kathie on Ph: 8223 6788 Email: kathryn.troncone@corsers.net.au