Migration Litigation

Most decisions to refuse or cancel a visa can (depending on the nature of the visa) be reviewed  by the Migration Review Tribunal, the Refugee Review Tribunal, or the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.  These are Federal Government tribunals which conduct full "merits" review of the decision to refuse or cancel the visa.

Decisions by the Migration Review Tribunal, the Refugee Review Tribunal, and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (and in some cases the Minister for Immigration) can in turn be reviewed by the Federal Circuit Court of Australia, the Federal Court of Australia, or the High Court of Australia.

Other than representing clients in the three tribunals, I also represent clients as counsel in the Federal Circuit Court, the Federal Court and the High Court.