Welcome to ASM Migration Services

ASM Migration Services is a well-established firm of qualified Migration Lawyers with extensive experiences in legal sector. We are driven with the passion to assist people both on and offshore who are planning to call Australia home through an efficient and economical immigration advice and facilitation process.

We assist with first instance applications through Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Federal and High Court appeals across all visa subclasses:

  • Student Admission/VISA of all categories from Cert 1 to PhD
  • Skilled Migration
  • Partner and family visas
  • Business and investment visas (SIV)
  • Appeals

We have the standard and transparent process, where we assist our clients to make an informed decision about each stage of visa application process with confidence. Our consultation means that our client has very clear picture of the duration and relevant expenses for the chosen visa program before they start the visa application process. In all cases, we sit with our clients in a friendly environment and provide realistic and accurate assessment relevant to VISA application.

At ASM, our consultants have the project planning skills and resources necessary to assist and advise on your business visa requirements from start to finish.

We are looking forward to assisting you and your family in calling Australia home. Australia has consistently been ranked the world 2nd best country for quality of life in recent years.

Our Team

Stephen John (Solicitor)

With up to date knowledge of ever changing all facets of migration law, Stephen provides a comprehensive range of migration services to meet clients needs and exceed their expectations.

As a migrant to Australia, Stephen has first-hand experience and in-depth understanding of the challenges a newcomer faces to settle in Australia. His personal understanding assists in understanding and liaising with the needs of our clients that allow him to find a tailored migration pathway for each client. Stephen legal journey started with a call to Punjab Bar Council Pakistan in 2006, where he was admitted to practice as an advocate following bachelor of laws from the University of Punjab.

He is founder and Principal solicitor at Stephen John Lawyers in Sydney New South Wales and concurrently holds licence to practice law in Australia and Pakistan. He has successfully represented clients in Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court of Australia and High Court of Australia.

As a Solicitor and Registered migration agent and founder of ASM Migration Services, Stephen strive to combine quality customer services with professionalism and adherence to highest ethical standards.

We take pride in managing our clients interests and always endeavor to ensure that their expectations and objectives are met wherever possible.


Bachelor of Arts in 2001 and Bachelor of Laws (2004) from university of Punjab, Pakistan.

Admitted to Punjab Bar Council as an Advocate (2006).

Admitted to Gujranwala District Bar Association as advocate (2007)

Master of Political Science (2006), University of the Punjab

Post Graduate Diploma of Law (2010), University of Sydney Australia

Juris Doctor (2013), University of Technology Sydney Australia

Admitted to practice as a legal practitioner New South Wales (2014)

Admitted High Court of Australia as Solicitor (2017)