Jordon Lee

Senior Associate

Qualifications: BCom, LLB, GradCert Migration Law

Fluent in: Cantonese

Practices

Since 2016, Jordon has practiced exclusively in migration law. As part of Hall & Wilcox’s employment team, Jordon acts for major employers across Australia and globally, including government and ASX-listed companies. He is skilled in assisting organisations and individuals in achieving favourable visa outcomes and ensuring ongoing compliance with visa requirements.

Prior to becoming a migration lawyer, Jordon gained broad experience across property, commercial and family law. He now builds on this experience to offer strategic, client-focused and high-quality advice at all stages of the migration process.

Experience

  • Advising on complex migration matters associated with ongoing proceedings at state and federal courts, and also authorities such as the Fair Work Ombudsman.
  • Acting successfully on behalf of businesses and individuals in seeking merits review at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
  • Liaising with the Minister’s office in relation to requests for ministerial intervention under section 351 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).
  • Assisting individuals in developing strategies to obtain favourable visa outcomes despite restrictions under section 48 and Schedule 3 of the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).
  • Advising individuals to ensure compliance with visa conditions while in Australia.
  • Advising individuals served by the Department with Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation.
  • Acting for individuals in relation to character-related issues.
  • Assisting businesses in developing defensive strategies to comply with sponsorship obligations under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth).
  • Assisting businesses in regaining sponsorship status where they may have previously become insolvent, breached sponsorship obligations or otherwise be required to disclose adverse information.
  • Undertaking migration compliance reviews for multinational businesses and completing migration-related due diligence in merger and acquisition transactions.
  • Representing businesses who are subject to investigation by the Australian Border Force.
  • Extensive pro bono work experience focusing on migration issues for communities experiencing marginalisation and disadvantage, including modern slavery and refugee rights.

Latest thinking

Migration Services | 28 Aug 2019

Bridging Visa A - a brief overview

It is common to come across overseas nationals in Australia during the recruitment process. While most would hold a ‘substantive’ visa (such as work, family, student and tourist visa), hiring managers may also come across candidates holding a strange creature known as the ‘bridging’ visa.