Sahaj Leach


Admitted to the Supreme Court of Western Australia

Admitted to the High Court of Australia

Professional memberships: Law Society of Western Australia, Migration Institute of Australia,
Pride in Law


Sahaj is an Associate working in our skills migration practice. He practices in a number of areas including skilled migration pathways, partner visas, citizenship and pathways for New Zealand citizens.

Having previously worked for a global immigration firm with a strong focus on providing end-to-end support for corporate sector clients, he has experience guiding people through both employer sponsored and independent skilled migration pathways.

Previously, Sahaj has also volunteered with the Southern Communities Advocacy Legal Education Service (SCALES) providing immigration support to refugees and victims of family violence.

Sahaj has presented a number of tutorials as part of the Murdoch University Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law.

Most recently, he has had significant success with positive AAT outcomes for employer sponsored nominations.


Recent cases

  • Dec 2022 – Successful grant of a temporary Partner visa (applicant unable to obtain police clearance from overseas)
  • Dec 2022 – Successful grant of Direct Entry permanent residence visa (newborn child not able to obtain passport)
  • Dec 2022 – Successful at AAT for a 187 visa and nomination (genuine need for the position)
  • Dec 2022 – Successful grant of a 187 visa (remitted from AAT)
  • Nov 2022 – Successful grant of a temporary Partner visa (6 months processing time)
  • Nov 2022 – Successful grant of an offshore Visitor Visa to join partner in Australia (prior refusal on Genuine Temporary Entrant criteria)
  • Nov 2022 – Successful grant of a permanent Partner visa to an adult dependant \

Previous cases

  • Successful Ministerial Intervention request – Permanent Residence Granted (employer sponsored) (August 2022)
  • Successful Resident Return Visa grant (former resident, 30 years after last permanent visa expired) (July 2022)
  • Successful health waiver grant for a subclass 482 visa
  • Successful at AAT (Partner visa dependent) where applicant was an adult dependent
  • Sponsorship Accreditation status approved
  • Labour Agreement approved under the Goldfields DAMA
  • Successful at AAT (Subclass 482 nomination refusal for accountant)
  • Subclass 482 visa granted (Corporate General Manager)
  • Subclass 482 visa granted (Vocational Education Teacher – complex experience history)
  • Resident Return Visa granted for former resident
  • Medical Treatment Visa granted



Having Estrin Saul Lawyers on my side through my visa process has been a comforting process.
Daniel, Sahaj and the team have always been incredibly thorough, professional and helpful. I
can’t recommend them enough. Get in touch with them. – Aaron

Academic Background

Murdoch University, Bachelor of Legal Studies
Murdoch University, Juris Doctor
Murdoch University, Graduate Diploma in Australian Migration Law
College of Law, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

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