Understanding your problem is our problem.

At Laymens, we develop practical solutions to help clients achieve their goals and objectives. We are proud of our practical and personable approach, which is why we are considered one of Australia’s most amiable professional services providers.

Highly skilled and accessible, our people are trusted advisors in their respective fields.

Benjamin Hakim

Founder & Managing Director
Lawyer, Registered Migration Agent
Licensed Estate Agent & Finance Broker

Ben is the Founder and Managing Director of Laymens, having established the firm in 2013.



Ben is a devoted family man, lawyer, registered migration agent, licensed estate agent and finance broker. He has developed the firms practice in the areas of law, migration, property and finance. The way he conducts and operates his business reflects his personality – honest, transparent and to the point.
Silvia P Levame

Senior Consultant
Registered Foreign Lawyer, Migration Agent & Licensed Conveyancer

Silvia is a Senior Consultant at Laymens, specialising in all migration and property related matters.

With over 40 years experience in the legal profession, and having established and managed her own consultancy with an ever expanding network of overseas professionals, Silvia is also engaged as an expert witness/advisor in Latin American legislation for many private law firms and government agencies.

Silvia provides a wealth of experience in all aspects of legal practice and client relationship management.