t: +61 2 8035 5200
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Neil is an experienced lawyer and Registered Migration Agent with expertise in supporting the immigration needs of start- up and established businesses in Australia, and overseas business and individuals seeking to expand their enterprise into the Australian market.
Having worked extensively for the Australian Government in senior lawyer positions in the Immigration Portfolio, Neil is well placed to navigate Australian Government visa processes to achieve successful migration outcomes for his clients.
Neil’s primary focus is on corporate migration services. He has substantial experience advising on all aspects of sponsoring overseas employees for permanent positions (subclass 482 and 186 visas) and assisting business to engage highly skilled workers for short- term work to fulfill Australian contracts (subclass 400 visas).
Neil’s clients also include high-net-worth individuals seeking business or investor immigration, including the Significant Investor visa (subclasses 188 and 888) and Business Talent visa (subclass 132).
Neil also advises and assists in general migration visa classes including student, partner and family.
Neil is also available to assist with all contentious migration matters including challenges to Departmental compliance decisions in relation to visas (refusal and cancellation) and business sponsorships.
Advising and assisting multiple offshore businesses to obtain subclass 482 (Temporary Skill Shortage) and subclass 400 (Short Stay Specialist) visas for senior executive staff and senior technical staff to establish and drive Australian business expansion and operations, and fulfill Australian contracts.
Immigration advisor to a major UK architectural firm in relation to the Sydney Central Station Redevelopment. Neil assisted senior management and professional architectural staff to obtain subclass 482 and subclass 400 visas.
Immigration advisor to an Australian television production company, which included obtaining subclass 408 (Temporary Activity) visas for producers.
Due diligence immigration advice for proposed subclass 132 (Business Talent) visa applications.