Broaden Legal is a Chinese law firm located in the heart of Sydney and located among the major courts. We are committed to providing you with a wide range of practical experience, first-rate expertise, a rigorous approach and an efficient way of dealing with cases.
Broaden Legal is one of the best known Chinese law firms in Australia. Since its inception, it has been committed to providing affordable and quality legal services to Chinese Australians and overseas clients. Broadcom Law firm promises: our professional team of lawyers will break the legal dilemma for you with the most efficient legal advice, the most economical way to reach the best solution for your business, the most private and safe criminal defense to maximize the protection of your legitimate rights and interests. Legal services: criminal offences, civil marriages, mergers and acquisitions, commercial property contracts.
Qiuyi practises in the area of civil and commercial litigation, with a focus on property, contract, company and professional negligence law. He has the technical expertise and commercial nous to figure out the best solution to resolve a dispute for clients. Although Qiuyi is a litigator, he has strong sense of seeking negotiations for clients with their opponents to keep clients’ legal costs down. But if going to court is your best option, he will act quickly to have your interests protected by a court.
Qiuyi also specialises in employment and workplace relations. He has well-regarded experience in advising clients on the aspects of work entitlements and workplace rights as well as representing them in the claims of underpayment, unfair dismissal, general protection and discrimination before the Fair Work Commission and Federal Circuit Court.
Xiang Li (Sean) is a founder of Broaden Legal. He is admitted in the High Court of Australia (which enables him to practice in federal jurisdiction) and Supreme Court of New South Wales (which enables him to practice in state courts). Sean is also a registered MARA agent. Sean is mainly responsible for family law matter, commercial and civil litigation, and costs assessment in the law firm.
Sean is specialized in litigation and dispute resolution. He has participated in many litigations in the Federal Court of Australia, Federal Circuit Court of Australia, Supreme Court of New South Wales and various District/Local Courts and obtain many favorable rulings.
In commercial and civil area, Sean’s matters include debt recovery, consumer protection, IP infringement, misleading and deceptive conducts, property law and equity, some of which has multimillion dollars of claim value. Sean also provide legal advice to one of the most famous online shopping platform in China in relation to compliance entering the Australian market.
In family law, Sean acted for many high net-worth individuals in the Family Court of Australia / Federal Circuit Court of Australia to deal with complex trans-national property/trust and parenting issues. Sean also assist many clients to reach settlement and avoid drawn-out legal proceedings.
Sean is also specialized in costs assessment. Sean once represented an individual who claimed back from a barrister over 80% of legal fees paid.
Andrea Song is a founder of Broaden Legal. She is a solicitor admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the Hight Court of Australia, which allows her to practice in both Federal Court and State Court system. Her practice focus on criminal law, traffic law and migration law.
Andrea has extensive experience in all types of criminal matters and migration appeal matters in Administrative Appeal Tribunal and/or in the Federal Court of Australia. She has defended clients in a range of criminal matters, such as supply of drug, kidnapping, sex assault, rape, illicit cigarette trade, fraud, all types of violence-related charges, dangerous driving occasioning death. Andrea is also experienced in urgent bail applications in the Local Court and the Supreme Court of New South Wales. She has an impressive rate of success in both jury trials and judge alone trials. Andrea has successfully defended her client against charges which carry with maximum penalty of 25-year custodial sentence.
Andrea is also experienced in negotiation with the prosecution. She always fights for the best interest of client where a plea of guilty is entered by aiming at the best offer from the Police by plea bargain and to minimize the penalty in sentencing hearing. Andrea has successfully obtained no conviction for a client convicted of negligence driving occasioning grievously bodily harm. She also recently succeeded in negotiation with the prosecution of discontinuing charges against her client in District Court which carries with a maximum 14-year custodial sentence.
Ms. Xiao (April) is a solicitor at Broaden Legal. She is admitted in the Supreme Court of New South Wales (which enables her to practice in state courts). Ms. Xiao specializes in property transaction, business transactions, franchise agreement, drafting and negotiating lease and other commercial agreement. Additionally, Ms. Xiao is also good at drafting the shareholder agreement by which to assist the company in setting up and maintaining an effective corporate governance, improving directors duties, as well as protecting the rights of shareholders.
Ms. Xiao has a wealth of experience in commercial transaction negotiation and drafting of agreements. Ms. Xiao has her clients’ best commercial interest in mind and applies law accordingly. Ms. Xiao is familiar with statues and regulations in NSW in relation to property and business transfers. She is capable of assisting her clients to avoid risks during business transactions.