Recent Cases

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RECENT CASES

18 June 2019 - Successful offshore Partner visa grant despite PIC 4020 issue
30 May 2019 - Successful permanent visa grant for client who experienced family violence from sponsoring partner before leaving the relationship and who had not yet been granted a temporary partner visa (pro bono
24 May 2019 - Successful AAT decision (Regional sponsored migration scheme – personal assistant)
22 May 2019 - Successful AAT decision (student visa – genuine intention to stay temporarily where applicant in Australia for 7+ years)
8 May 2019 - Successful IAA decision (Afghan Hazara)
26 April 2019 - Protection visa for a Middle Eastern family (politics – atheism)
26 April 2019 - 189 visa granted after submission relating to Special Return Criteria
1 April 2019 - Successful AAT decision (Orphan Relative – permanent incapacity of parent where applicant is over 18)
20 March 2019 - 485 Graduate visa grant after student visa cancellation
18 February 2019 - Successful compensation claim against Department – failure to consider submission
18 February 2019 - Successfully prevented student visa cancellation (s116 – criminal conviction)
14 February 2019 - Successful Ministerial Intervention request (Parent visa – health issues)
8 February 2019 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Turkey – religion)
6 February 2019 - Successful subclass 482 visa grant after 457 visa refusal
1 February 2019 - Successful permanent visa grant for client who separated and experienced family violence from sponsoring partner
30 January 2019 - Successfully prevented cancellation of a partner visa despite a minor conviction and relationship breakdown
24 January 2019 - Successful grant of a Visitor visa from Pakistan following previous refusal
24 January 2019 - Successful permanent visa grant for client who separated and experienced family violence from sponsoring partner
22 January 2019 - Successful grant of a subclass 189 (NZ Citizen stream) following previous refusal
15 January 2019 - Successful AAT decision (Review of Student visa cancellation due to breach of condition 8105)
3 January 2019 - Successful AAT decision (Review of Bridging visa E cancellation)
3 January 2019 - Successful AAT decision (Partner visa – India)
24 December 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Egypt – sexuality)
14 December 2018 - Successful IAA decision (Christian family from Iran))
13 December 2018 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) decision (Protection visa – Woman – Iraq)
12 December 2018 - Successful student dependent visa grant after cancellation of applicant’s previous visa.
6 December 2018 - Successful subclass 400 visa grant for highly specialised team of installers (post-refusal)
28 November 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Turkey – religion)
27 November 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court matter – Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (Sri Lankan Tamil)
26 November 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (India)
23 November 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court matter – Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (Afghanistan – Hazara)
18 November 2018 - Bridging visa A reinstated (Client on Bridging visa E)
18 November 2018 - Complex prospective marriage visa grant (300 visa) – same sex couple
14 November 2018 - Complex visitor visa grant (Nigeria)
14 November 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Afghanistan
30 October 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Iraq – separated woman)
22 October 2018 - Successful 482 visa grant (PIC4014)
19 October 2018 - Successful Full Federal Court decision – IAA decision on “new information”
18 October 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Turkey – conscientious objection)
18 October 2018 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) decision (Protection visa – disability – Zimbabwe)
15 October 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (India)
11 October 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for Tamil client from Sri Lanka
9 October 2018 - Successful AAT decision (Bridging visa cancellation)
30 September 2018 - Successful 457 visa grant despite PIC4014 (3 year ban)
26 September 2018 - Successful student visa grant despite PIC4014 (3 year ban)
25 July 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Nepal – mental health)
20 July 2018 - Successful permanent partner visa grant despite invitation to comment on fraud (PIC4020)
19 July 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Iran (sexuality)
14 July 2018 - Successful in obtaining Bridging visa E for client in detention to enable Partner visa lodgment
8 July 2018 - Successful in obtaining PIC4007 health waiver for permanent visa (client with MS)
6 July 2018 - Successful in obtaining evidence of Australian citizenship for an applicant with no photo ID
3 July 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for non-Rohingya Muslim client from Myanmar
2 July 2018 - Successful AAT decision (Partner visa – India)
1 July 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court decision – applicant not an “unauthorised maritime arrival” – read more here
21 June 2018 - Successful 482 visa grant (s501 character test affected)
21 June 2018 - Successful AAT decision (health waiver PIC4006))
21 June 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court decision – Quashed delegate’s finding that the Applicant was an “Excluded Fast-Track Applicant”
18 June 2018 - Successful in preventing 457 visa cancellation for injured visa holder
14 June 2018 - Successful in obtaining work rights for applicant, following two refusals to lift work restriction
14 June 2018 - Subclass 408 (Entertainment stream) visas granted within three days for overseas performers
14 June 2018 - Successful condition 8503 (No further stay) waiver
12 June 2018 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) decision (Protection visa – Iraq)
30 May 2018 - Successful VETASSESS skills assessment for Project and Program Administrator
30 May 2018 - Successful condition 8503 (No further stay) waiver
29 May 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Iran (religion)
25 May 2018 - Successful IAA (Immigration Assessment Authority) review application (Protection visa – Sri Lanka– Sinhalese – persecution)
10 May 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court application (PIC4001 – character)
7 May 2018 - Successful IAA (Immigration Assessment Authority) review application (Protection visa – Afghanistan – Hazara – persecution)
6 May 2018 - Successful citizenship application for child born in Australia to non-resident parents
1 May 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court matter (Condition 8503 waiver)
28 April 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Iran
26 April 2018 - Successful Partner visa grant in less than two months (Singapore)
23 April 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court decision – Finding that IAA had no jurisdiction
10 April 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Iran
6 April 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court matter (Condition 8503 waiver)
3 April 2018 - Successful Australian citizenship application for stateless Palestinian child
29 March 2018 - Successful Prospective Marriage visa grant in less than two months (South Africa)
16 March 2018 - Successful subclass 189 visa grant despite invitation to comment on fraud (PIC4020)
8 March 2018 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for Tamil client from Sri Lanka
28 February 2018 - Successful Federal Circuit Court application – review of Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) decision (Protection visa)
19 February 2018 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) matter – Student visa cancellation
19 February 2018 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) matter – Family violence (Partner visa)
12 February 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) for Syrian minor
9 February 2018 - Successful permanent protection visa grant (subclass 866) (Syria – religion/gender)
1 February 2018 - Successful in preventing 457 visa cancellation and fast-tracking Partner visa application to Permanent Residence
29 January 2018 - Successful response to Department of Home Affairs to challenge threatened visa refusal under PIC4020 (fraud)
10 January 2018 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal application to revoke s501 (character) visa cancellation
19 December 2017 - Successful in fast-tracking Partner visa application to Permanent Residence
1 December 2017 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Afghanistan
29 November 2017 - Successful s501 character cancellation revocation (New Zealand citizen)
28 November 2017 - Successful subclass 187 (RSMS) visa grant (complex) after partner’s previous refusal
20 November 2017 - Successful Resident Return visa grant for an applicant who had last held a permanent visa in 1993 (New Zealand).
17 November 2017 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for Tamil client from Sri Lanka
16 November 2017 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for Tamil client from Sri Lanka
16 November 2017 - Successful in obtaining SHEV (Safe Haven Enterprise Visa) for client from Sri Lanka
13 November 2017 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) matter – Student visa refusal (Genuine Temporary Entrant – Italy)
13 November 2017 - Successful in obtaining a Visitor visa in order to resolve an ongoing custody dispute, following five previous Visitor visas, two overstays and a refusal
10 November 2017 - Successful Federal Circuit Court application (pro bono) – review of Immigration Assessment Authority (IAA) decision
9 November 2017 - Successful Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) matter – permanent partner visa grant
1 November 2017 - Successful in obtaining Partner visa for Peruvian national after multiple refusals and departure on Bridging Visa E