Kristopher advises on aspects of migration to Australia, with particular emphasis on employment-related migration. Kristopher’s experience includes the drafting of primary visa applications to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, including preparation of employer sponsorship and nomination applications under Australia’s subclass 457 and ENS programs.
Kristopher advises his clients on sponsorship and immigration to Australia, as well as visas and citizenship and makes recommendations for intervention to the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection.
Kristopher advises a wide range of clients, including large public and international companies, as well as small-to-medium enterprises. Kristopher also has experience in assisting individuals with their migration matters, including skilled, business, investor and family visa applicants.
Kristopher is a member of the Migration Institute of Australia.
- Acting on behalf of businesses that have been approved to sponsor overseas workers in respect of monitoring audits, including preparation of submissions and legal arguments setting out the clients’ compliance with their sponsorship obligations.
- Negotiating labour agreements on behalf of businesses.
- Advising on labour template matters to be utilised by industry associations.
- Managing self-reporting incidents involving breaches of the Migration Act 1958.
- Advising businesses on strategies to manage their relocation program.
- Advising business owners and investors on regulatory requirements for the Business Innovation and Investment visa, including the Significant Investor stream (Subclass 188).
- Advising and assisting individuals in relation to their eligibility for Australian temporary or permanent residence through the employer sponsored migration program.
- Advising individuals who have ceased to hold an Australian visa on satisfying the requirements of the Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth) and on their eligibility to apply for alternative visas, on- and off-shore.
- Overturning a visa cancellation decision of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on character grounds (s501) at the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
- Successfully appealing investor, family and business visa refusals in the Migration Review Tribunal.