Senior Lawyer, MARN 1065912
Madeline first joined Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers in 2007 as a paralegal. Upon completion of her Bachelor of Arts/Law degree from the University of Melbourne, she undertook her legal traineeship at the firm and was admitted to legal practice in February 2010. Madeline worked for CFIL for a further 4.5 years as qualified Lawyer and then Associate Lawyer, advising on skilled migration, protection visas, employer sponsored migration, student visas, partner and family visas and representing clients at the Migration Review Tribunal/Refugee Review Tribunal (as it was then known), the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and the Federal Circuit Court.
In 2015, Madeline commenced work as a Judge's Associate at the County of Victoria, assisting a Judge sitting in the criminal, common law and commercial jurisdictions. In 2016 she also became a Learning and Development Associate, responsible for training new staff, incorporating legislative and policy changes in the criminal and common law jurisdictions into training and procedure manuals used by Judge's Associates and a variety of other project work across the court.
Madeline re-joined Carina Ford Immigration Lawyers in July 2019 as a Senior Lawyer, keen to return to practise in migration law and to providing high level advice and representation to her clients.