26th April 2018
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About Us

Haag Walker Lawyers is located in the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.

We are an Australian immigration law firm with a reputation for delivering personal, innovative and responsive immigration solutions.

Memberships and Accreditations

Our memberships and accreditations include:

  • Barristers and Solicitors of the High Court of Australia
  • Barristers and Solicitors of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Law Council of Australia 
  • Law Institute of Victoria 
  • Law Council of Australia - Migration Law Committee - Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section

Dual Regulation

Unlike many other migration service providers, our lawyers are both Australian immigration lawyers and registered migration agents. This means that our practice is subject to regulation by the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) and the Migration Agents Registration Authority (MARA), so you can be sure we will apply the highest level of legal knowledge, professional standards and ethics to your matter.

Legal Professional Privilege  

Clients of Haag Walker Lawyers are able to claim the right to legal professional privilege. This means that clients' lawful communications with us are confidential and protected from exposure in most situations (a few limited exceptions exist).

Clients of migration agents are not entitled to claim that their communications with their migration agent are protected from disclosure by legal professional privilege.

By retaining the migration services of an experienced Australian immigration lawyer, you gain privacy protection for your lawful communications by your right to claim that your communications with our firm are protected from exposure by legal professional privilege.

How Can We Help?

Our in-depth knowledge of the latest developments in immigration law, policy and procedures, as well as our extensive practical experience means we can:

provide clear, comprehensive, results-focused advice on a wide range of migration issues

identify up-front your individual requirements and determine the best visa option to suit your particular migration needs

formulate an effective, results-focused migration strategy so you get the right visa as quickly as possible

if appropriate, certify Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) applications as "decision ready" to enable access to priority processing by the Department of Immigration

advise you of any weakness in your visa application and how best to address it

complete all necessary visa paperwork

take the stress and guesswork out of the migration application process

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Established in 2002, Haag Walker Lawyers has successfully assisted thousands of Australian businesses and individuals to navigate migration law requirements.
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