AREAS OF PRACTICE

Appeals

TRIBUNALS

AAT – Migration Division

The Refugee Review Tribunal and Migration Review Tribunal have now become a part of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT). The AAT is responsible for providing an independent review process for visa refusals and cancellation decisions made by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

We strongly recommend that you have a migration lawyer represent you at your AAT hearing. WLW Migration Lawyers are experts in this appeal process and can help prepare your case and advocate for you at your hearing.

IAA – Immigration Assessment Authority

The IAA is a new tribunal set up as a part of the fast track assessment process. The IAA will provide a limited review of fast track reviewable decisions. While in many cases a hearing will not be provided, we strongly recommend you obtain advice about how to prepare your appeal. With short time-frames involved, it is important to contact us as soon as possible after learning your case has been referred to the IAA.

JUDICIAL REVIEW

Federal Circuit Court – Federal Court – High Court

Judicial review of a migration decision is a difficult and complex process. WLW Migration Lawyers has extensive experience in the court process and can provide you with clear, cost-effective and quality advice and assistance with your appeal.

We have a strong relationships with many other practitioners and organisations such as Victoria Legal Aid and the Victorian Bar ensuring the advice you are given is always of the highest quality.

We are also committed to the importance of driving and developing Australia’s migration law principles and in some cases you may be eligible for legal assistance on a ‘no-win no-fee’ basis*.

 

*Conditions apply  

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