Q4 2023

Feb22538 APAC Insider- Q4 2023 Renowned for its expertise and client-focused approach, Australian Migration Lawyers is a national firm focused on offering migration legal services for all types of Australian visas, as well as appeals and representation in court. Serving a diverse clientele including multi-national corporations, leading Australian businesses, and individuals, Australian Migration Lawyers continues to solidify its position as a leading provider of top-tier migration law services in Australia. Australia consistently ranks as one of the most liveable countries globally, making it an attractive destination for individuals and families seeking a better quality of life, education, employment, and overall well-being. This desirability leads to a steady influx of migrants from various parts of the world, generating a substantial demand for expert assistance in navigating a complex Australian migration system. Australian Migration Lawyers is focused on making the process as streamlined as possible for its clients, providing technical legal support to reduce the stress and reach positive outcomes. Their legal services include primary applications as well as assisting people who are seeking permanent residency and Australian citizenship. Australian Migration Lawyers also assist clients with legal advice and representation during appeal processes at Australia’s administrative review tribunal, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia, and the Federal Court of Australia. As we live in a digital world, the firm is at the forefront in offering technology-based solutions to improve security, convenience, and timeliness across the process. Virtual consultations are offered to assist with fitting in with people’s busy schedules. Australian Migration Lawyers also has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth, ensuring accessibility and ease when needed. With a wealth of experience and a longstanding engagement with various industry bodies, Australian Migration Lawyers also assures its clients that they are in the capable hands of seasoned professionals in the field. Australian Migration Lawyers is led by its Principal lawyer Perry Q Wood who is a former Senior Member and Practice Leader of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) and previously served as an AsiaPacific council member of the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges. Australian Migration Lawyers have also recently welcomed Cindy Zhao 趙青 as Partner. Formerly the long-standing Director and Principal of one of Queensland’s leading migration law firms, Cindy’s proven track record, including her involvement in cases in the High Court of Australia and the Federal Court of Australia, stands testament to her expertise. Having achieved a majority of successful outcomes appearing in Australia’s administrative review tribunal and fluent in Mandarin, Cindy will lead the firm’s China practice and continue to serve clients nationally. Shereen El-Ali, a migration law veteran with over a decade practising exclusively in migration law, celebrates her well-deserved promotion to Special Counsel. Shereen, having honed her skills under leading accredited immigration law specialists at several esteemed migration law practices, remains a key contributor to the firm’s success. Further strengthening the team, Damian Dwyer has been elevated to Associate. Damian, first admitted as an Australian Lawyer in 2009, boasts credentials including a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) from the Australian National University (ANU), a Graduate Diploma in Migration Law and Practice from the University of Technology Sydney and a Master of Applied Linguistics from the University of Melbourne. The promotion of Simrat Roopra to Associate further enriches the firm’s capacity. With rigorous academic training, firstly at New York University (NYU) and later postgraduate law studies at the University of Melbourne where she graduated in the top 5% of her cohort, Simrat also has vast international exposures spanning from Washington D.C. to London. At Australian Migration Lawyers, Simrat has gained experience acting for multi-national corporations, representing applicants before Australia’s administrative review tribunal and conducting litigation in court. Together, the team at Australian Migration Lawyers are a determined, experienced, and a formidable force. The company has been recognised as the Most Trusted Australian Migration Law Firm 2023 – Victoria by the APAC Legal Awards. Our congratulations go out to this outstanding company, truly excelling in its niche service area. Company: Australian Migration Lawyers Web Address: www.australianmigrationlawyers. com.au Contact Name: Madeleine Scanlon Most Trusted Australian Migration Law Firm 2023 - Victoria Jul23462