Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers is a firm of migration agents and lawyers based in Melbourne, Australia.
All of our migration agents are also lawyers who hold current practising certificates with the Supreme Court of Victoria. Our lawyers are registered with the Office of Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) and are members of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA).
Carina Ford and Rick Gunn are both Immigration Law Accredited Specialists
with the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV), which recognises their specific legal expertise in the field.
We specialise in all areas of migration to Australia, including :
All registered migration agents must comply with the Code of Conduct of the Office of Australian Migration Agents' Registration Authority (OMARA). A link to information about the Agents' Code of Conduct can be found here: https://www.mara.gov.au/becoming-an-agent/professional-standards-and-obligations/code-of-conduct/
Do you need help with
responding to a s.501 Character Cancellation Notice, PIC4020 issue, an identity
case, Schedule 3 partner visa, 457 business monitoring issues or family violence matter? We also
assist in all types of appeals including to the Federal Circuit Court, Federal
Court and High Court. Our team of
lawyers are able to assist with these matters.
Visas & Asylum Seekers
Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers is
part of the Legacy Caseload Working group and are experienced in Humanitarian
If you came by boat between 13 August 2012 and 31 December
2013 we are able to assist and in these cases have reduced our rate for
consultations in this instance as well as provide a quote for either a full or
limited service. Given the strict deadlines to apply and respond it is
best to get advice as soon as possible.
New Zealand Migration
Ford is also a registered New Zealand Migration Advisor. When making
appointments for information about New Zealand migration, please ensure
that you specify that you wish to discuss your matter with Carina.
are located in Footscray in Melbourne's inner west. Our offices are 200
metres from Footscray Train station, on the Werribee and Williamstown
train lines. If driving from the city, drive along Footscray Road until
you see our building, which is the tallest building in Footscray (the
State Trustees building).
Participation in the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) Limitation of Liability Scheme
Ford Immigration Lawyers is a participating member of the LIV
Limitation of Liability Scheme. Our liability is limited by a scheme
approved under Professional Standards Legislation. Further information
relating to the scheme is available at www.liv.asn.au. A copy of the scheme can be provided on request.
Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers
Office Address (as of July 2015)
Level 5, 1 McNab Avenue
Footscray VIC 3011
PO Box 2539
Footscray Vic 3011
tel: (+61 3) 9396 0207fax: (+61 3) 9396 0217
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