Duration: 
32 hours
Location: 
Fees: 
$2500

Overview

Add a new avenue to your existing law practice, or enhance and update your legal skills in this highly specialised area, with the Migration Law for Lawyers short course at Victoria University.

This non-award program, delivered in person and online, is designed for members of the legal profession who wish to practise in migration law.

If you are an Australian lawyer, the course will help you update your knowledge of complex migration law and practice regulations, and the visa application, cancellation and review mechanisms. 

During the course, we will cover:

  • ethics for lawyers
  • application procedures
  • general skilled migration
  • employment, students
  • family
  • business skills
  • refugees
  • RRV and miscellaneous visas
  • bridging visas
  • compliance issues
  • compliance visas
  • visa cancellations and exclusions
  • merits and judicial review.

You will finish the course with greater confidence in dealing with migration cases and clients.

Course contents

Completion of 32 hours over 4 days.

This Non-Award program is designed to assist members of the legal profession who wish to practice in migration law either as a new avenue of practice or to enhance and update their skills in this very specialised area – Migration Law. It will assist Australian Lawyers to navigate and update their knowledge of the maze of prescriptive regulations that cover migration law and practice, as well as providing them with knowledge of the visa application process, cancellation and review mechanisms. This will equip students with greater confidence in dealing with migration cases and clients. Areas covered are:

- Ethics for lawyers
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Application Procedures
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General Skilled Migration
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Employment, Students
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Family
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Business Skills
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Refugees
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RRV & Miscellaneous Visas
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Bridging Visas
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Compliance Issues
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Compliance Visas
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Visa Cancellations and Exclusions
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Merits and Judicial Review

The Non-Award course - Migration Law for Lawyers is specifically targeted at lawyers wishing to practice in the migration law felid in light of the deregulation of the Migration industry that is currently taking place. This Non-Award course will assist students in navigating the maze of prescriptive regulations, as well as understanding the visa application process, cancellation and review mechanisms. This will equip them with greater confidence in dealing with migration cases and clients.

Admission & pathways

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course. Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency.

Admitted as an Australian lawyer.

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