Visas & immigration

We are the best in the business. The immigration attorneys at our law firm assist businesses and individuals with a broad array of immigration situations. Our attorneys and professional staff understand the many issues that a person can face when attempting to obtain legal immigration status, or when applying for the numerous types of visas available. Whether you need a family or business visa, are attempting to gain naturalization, or need assistance with a deportation situation, the immigration attorneys at our law firm can assist you.

Issues related to immigration laws are often complex and can be very time consuming to deal with due to the regulatory and sensitive nature of such matters. With the help of competent and qualified immigration lawyers who not only know the laws, but have experience with many of the issues that arise for many employment-based and family-based immigration situations, you will find the process to be less taxing and increase the likelihood of success with your application or the application of your employee.

AMC’s experienced immigration lawyers can assist companies who wish to sponsor employees to work in Australia and their employees. We assess visa eligibility, plan immigration pathways and solutions, along with preparing and lodging visa applications, and liaising with the Department of Home Affairs on your behalf.

We also advise corporate clients on their sponsor obligations, temporary residency and permanent residency internal company policies, visa compliance and risk management for companies who employ foreign nationals as part of their workforce.

We also assist individuals, whether you’re looking to come and work in Australia on an employer sponsored work visa, through the skilled permanent migration program, or if you wish to apply for a family visa through your relationship with an Australian citizen or permanent resident. No matter which visa pathway you choose, it is important to obtain advice from a registered migration agent or immigration lawyer to make sure you have the best possible chance of success.

Our immigration team can assist with the various following visas:

  • Temporary Skill Shortage visa (subclass 482)
  • Standard Business Sponsorships
  • Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa (subclass 400)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme visa (subclass 186)
  • Regional Sponsored Migration (subclass 187)
  • General Skilled Migration (189, 190 and 489 visas)
  • Temporary Graduate Visas (subclass 485)
  • Partner Visas
  • Prospective marriage visas
  • NZ Citizen Family Relationship visas
  • Child visas
  • Parent visas
  • Bridging Visa B applications
  • Citizenship applications

Consultations for individuals

Are you finding yourself wanting to stay in Australia, but don’t know where to start? It is easy to be overwhelmed by the amount of immigration information available and that is why we are here to help.

We are happy to assist individuals who would like to know what their visa options are, but are confused by the amount of information and visa pathways on option for them. During the consultation, we will discuss temporary and permanent visa options that may be available to you, the general requirements for each visa, the differences between visa subclasses and the advantages and disadvantages of particular visa options. For individuals who are interested in one particular visa and believe they are ready to apply, we will discuss the requirements of the visa in detail and assess your eligibility to apply for the particular visa.