about us

Welcome to Nicopoulos Sabbagh lawyers.

Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers is a law practice, which thrives on achieving the best possible results for its clients at affordable prices. With over 30 years of experience, it is a law practice, which aims to be the legal Industry’s benchmark through tackling the toughest of matters and providing profitable experiences for both it’s clients and associates. Dedication and Quality are the drivers of Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers, as we seek to provide the best possible legal representation for all of our clients.

Client Testimonials

”Rabia Sabbagh, thank you so much, thank you a million times for your amazing work on my case. Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers guided me through the entire court process from start to finish. They are the best legal team. I would highly recommend.”

”I have been with this office since 2018 for all my matters. Rabia Sabbagh is a very smart and honest lawyer. He handled my matter very well and achieved the best result for me. Louisa Succar is a professional and dedicated person who works from her heart and ensures that VISA application are lodged perfectly.

She lodged my citizenship application and it was an excellent experience. I highly recommend Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers for all your Criminal Law, Family Law, Immigration Law needs!”

”Hats off, what a great legal team, I highly recommend Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers.”

”Hands down the best legal team, Highly professional team of lawyers.”

”Due to some legal issues that presented themselves, I engaged Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers to represent my interest, during a very stressful period in my life. From the very first contact, I was made to feel at ease, their professionalism, Legal knowledge and sound advice was unsurpassed.

My matter concluded and the result was in my Favour and I can say that the result exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend the staff and solicitors of Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers, for their honesty, unsurpassed legal knowledge and professionalism.

Thank you to the team at Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers for the great result and I will certainly use your service again.”

”Thank you Rabia Sabbagh and his amazing Team for all their help in my case They truly are amazing. Rabia is so professional and straight to the point. He is very intelligent and has an amazing legal mind.

Best Lawyer and I highly recommend him. Amazing experience.”

”The Level of service offered at Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers was impeccable. The solicitors in this practice went above and beyond in my property matter.

I would highly recommend their service to anyone that needs it!”

”Recently went in for a will. Was met with the most professional and efficient form of service. Absolutely love the team at Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers, they took care of my matter quickly and with amazing results.”

”Excellent Lawyers, keep up the Good work.”

”I highly recommend Rabia, Louisa and Pauline from Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers. Theya re extremely professional and ensured that all my questions and concerns were answered from my first phone call to when i came in for a conference. They made sure that i understood every aspect of my case and cleared up everything I was unsure of. They went through all the possibilities regarding my traffic offence and provided me with the best outcome despite coming to them last minute for help.

Their service is amazing and I would recommend them to anyone needing advice or representation.”

”My husband was waiting for a VISA for 3 years. Louisa got this VISA granted in no longer than a month and automatically got an approval for permanent VISA. she made it so hassle free and was so helpful! No words can express how grateful we are for her hard work and time.

She is beyond amazing and shows true meaning of exceptional customer service!”

”Excellent Lawyers, Rabia, Louisa and Pauline. Keep up the good work!”

Meet the Team


Rabia Sabbagh

About me

Rabia Sabbagh is an achievement driven accomplished and a results oriented solicitor. Mr. Sabbagh completed a Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Business & Commerce (Major in Accounting) and at 22 years of age, was admitted as a lawyer of the Supreme Court and the High Court of Australia. Driven with enthusiasm and determination, Mr. Sabbagh has worked with well renowned solicitors and barristers with decades of experience, which enabled Mr. Sabbagh to excel and succeed in many areas of law.

  • Mr. Sabbagh has appeared before the Local, District, Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal for Criminal Matters ranging from summary to serious indictable offences.
  • He has also appeared at the Federal Circuit court for Family Dispute Resolution matters.
  • As well as the Fair work commission for conciliation matters ranging from unfair dismissals to Discrimination in the workplace.

Mr. Sabbagh currently specialises in Criminal & Traffic Law and is the solicitor Director at Nicopoulos Sabbagh Lawyers


Pauline Challita

About me

Ms. Pauline Challita graduated from a Post-Grad Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2020.

She is a passionate, driven and strong advocate who specialises in criminal, traffic and family law.

Her other areas of expertise include wills and estates, defamation and malicious prosecution law.

She is an advanced Legal Researcher and writer and is fluent in Arabic.

  • Pauline has appeared before various Local and District Courts across NSW in summary and indictable matters.

Pauline is highly organised, attentive to detail, a critical analyser and a vigorous advocate who is committed to achieving the client’s best interest.

Success Stories

Client charged with Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm.


Received a NO conviction by way of a section 10 on the condition that he is of good behaviour.

Client charged with 4 x ‘Drive Whilst Disqualified’ in circumstances where all the offences occurred in 1 Month.


Received a monetary fine & disqualification. No custodial sentence.

Client charged with ”Stalk/intimidate, 2 x Common Assault, Contravene AVO.”



Client charged with Assault Occasioning Grevious Bodily Harm, where it was alleged that a Horse Whip had inflicted the injuries.”


Client found NOT guilty.

Client Charged with 6x Recklessly Deal with Proceeds of Crime.


Not guilty.

Client Charged with Attempt to Possess Commercial Quantity of Unlawful Imported Border controlled Drugs (2.2Kgs of Heroin).



Client received a ‘Notice of Suspension’ letter for accumulating 43 demerit points on her Provisional (P1) Driver’s Licence.


APPEAL UPHELD. Client was eligible to re-apply for her Driver’s licence.

Client with an extensive history of Traffic offences received a ‘Notice of Suspension’ letter for ”Drive VEHICLE with illicit drug present in Oral Fluid/blood/urine.



Client was pulled over by Highway Patrol Police Officers for Driving and exceeding the speed limit by 61km/h.


Received a NO conviction by way of a section 10 on the condition that he is of good behaviour & the client was able to keep his Driver’s Licence.

Client charged with serious Domestic Violence related matters, with 2 of the charges being Strictly Indictable (Over 30 Charges in total).’



Client was deemed to be a Habitual Offender and was disqualified from holding a driver’s license until the year 2041.


APPEAL UPHELD; All Habitual Offender Declarations were Quashed & Client is now eligible to re-apply for his Driver’s license.

Prospective Marriage Visa (Subclass 300) application lodged on 12 February 2021 from during the COVID-19 pandemic. The processing times for this visa is 28-35 months.


Visa application approved on 22 July 2021; within 5 months.

Employer Nomination Scheme (Subclass 186) nomination and visa application lodged on 19 October 2021 for occupation of ICT Security Specialist. The standard processing time is 5-7 months.


Both nomination and visa application approved on 03 November 2021 – within 2 weeks.

Temporary Skill Shortage (Subclass 482) nomination lodged on 27 July 2021 with substantive visa application lodged on 20 September 2021 for occupation of Civil Engineer. The standard processing time is 6-9 months.


Nomination application approved on 02 August 2021 – within 6 days and visa application approved on 24 September 2021 – within 4 days.

Temporary Skill Shortage Visa (Subclass 482) nomination and visa application lodged on 23 September 2021 for occupation of Accountant. This application was lodged by another migration firm. The client received a request for further detail and the client approached our office for guidance and assistance as they were unhappy with the service of their previous lawyer.

Our team responded to the request within the relevant time period and provided extensive documentation and submissions supporting the visa application.

Processing time is 6-9 months.


Visa application approved on 28 October 2021 – within 5 weeks.

Partner Visa Application (Subclass 309) lodged on 01 November 2019 from Nigeria.


Visa application approved on 19 December 2019 – within 7 weeks.