Tonnou Ghothane

Principal Lawyer

Tonnou is the Managing Director and Principal Lawyer at Ghothane Lawyers.

Tonnou has completed his Bachelor of Laws from Victoria University and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at College of Law. He is a recipient of Golden Key from International Honor Society for his law degree. Tonnou is member of Law Institute of Victoria.

Tonnou has more than 14 years of experiences in Australian immigration industry. His primary area of practice remains immigration law. He has handled many complex cases at Department and Administrative Appeals Tribunal as well as Federal Circuit Court. He also practices family, business, litigation and property law. 

Tonnou is extensively involved in community and social work. His biggest engagement has been with NRNA Australia which is the largest Nepalese association in Australia. He held the position of President NRNA Australia between 2017-2019 and contributed to the Nepalese community by institutionalizing NRNA Australia, initiating the establishment of foundation and policy institute, for the first time focusing not only in Nepal but wider Australian community welfare during his tenure. As his commitment to giving back to the community, Tonnou undertakes pro bono matters in family law and immigration matters. 

Tonnou speaks Nepali and Hindi fluently.

In his free time, Tonnou continues to contribute to the community through his affiliation with community organizations. He also likes to read books and watch movies to unwind.

Tonnou Ghothane

It's fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.

Tonnou Ghothane