Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers (CFIL) is one of Australia’s largest and most reputable law firms specialising in migration to Australia.
All of our lawyers are migration agents who are registered with the Office of Migration Agents Registration Authority (OMARA) and many are members of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA). All of our lawyers hold current practising certificates with the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Carina Ford, Rick Gunn and Sarah Thompson are Immigration Law Accredited Specialists in Immigration Law with the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV), which recognises their specific legal expertise in this field. Carina Ford is also an Accredited Specialist in Administrative Law.
CFIL is committed to social justice and our lawyers sit on a range of committees dedicated to assisting refugees and migrants. CFIL has also contributed to a range of submissions to various Senate Committees on migration issues and upcoming legislative changes. CFIL is currently affiliated with a joint initiative of the ASRC and Maurice Blackburn assisting the legacy caseload. We also have a long history of assisting referred clients from Justice Connect and offer reduced fee or Pro Bono legal services where appropriate to do so.
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We take pride in our diverse and talented group of lawyers and accredited specialists.
We specialise in all areas of migration to Australia, including:
— Skilled migration (Independent, State / Family / Regional Sponsored, Skill assessments for skilled migration)
— Sponsorship of overseas employees to work temporarily or permanently in Australia by Australian / overseas businesses (457 visas, ENS and RSMS)
— Review applications, including Administrative Appeal Tribunal appeals and Judicial Review (Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court of Australia)
All registered migration agents must comply with the Code of Conduct of the Office of Australian Migration Agents' Registration Authority (OMARA).
Carina 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.