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Tonnou W G Ghothane


MARN agent (0743937)

QEAC agent (E398)

Bachelor of Business (Swinburne University of Technology) Master of Information Technology (Swinburne University of Technology)

Graduate Certificate of Migration Law (Victoria University) Bachelors of Law


Tonnou has joined SD Pathway Consultants in 2015 after his admission as a Solicitor and Officer of the Supreme Court of Victoria.

He is fluent in Nepali, Urdu and Hindi. He retains excellent people skills and diligence within his work. He had been involved in Immigration Industry since 2007 and has substantial knowledge and experience in Immigration related matters.

His involvement within his community has made him a public figure. He was elected as the National Secretary of the Non-Resident Nepali Association in Australia. At one stage he was coaching and managing the Melbourne Local Community Soccer Club called Yeti FC.

With his committed and passionate involvement within the society Tonnou is an appreciated asset to the company. He has knowledge and experience in Family, Commercial, Property and Litigation Law.



Matt Awad


Principal Solicitor

MARN Agent (1387293)

Bachelors of Law (Victoria University)


Matt is the Principal Solicitor. He was admitted to practice as a Solicitor and an Officer of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2012. He is the founder of the firm and before establishment of the firm, in 2013, he has been a VLA Clerk at the Magistrates Court of Melbourne in 2011. Since his admission to the Bar in 2012, he has been practicing as a Solicitor at Vic Law in Williamston.


His ambition within his firm is to provide trustworthy, affordable and excellent outcome for the clients who seek the services of the firm. He is fluent in Arabic and he has a diverse range of experiences in all areas of law particular major projects and commercial litigation. Typically, Matt, advises on debt collection, breach of Contract, property and retail tenancy disputes, as well as partnership disputes.


Matt is an expert legal researcher, prominent law analyst and enjoys participating in legal reform projects.  He also has a wealth of experience in problem solving government regulatory issues and administrative law.


His Expertise areas of law include:

  • Family Law
  • Trade Practices
  • Debt Collection
  • Breach of Contract
  • Property & Retail tenancy disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Building & construction disputes for builders, subcontractors and developers
  • Bankruptcy law
  • Administrative law
  • Immigration Law
  • VCAT matters
  • VOCAT matters


Additionally he also is a registered Immigration Agent (MARA 13 87 293) and has extensive expert knowledge and experience with the Department of Immigration Office and the Immigration Tribunal. Being a Solicitor and Immigration Agent he is able to provide Immigration advice and legal Immigration advice. He also is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria since admission.