Virginia, US

Maija is a Client Services Manager (APAC/Global) based in Fragomen’s Sydney office. In this role, she is responsible for strategically consulting on and assisting with management of immigration services for a number of Fragomen’s corporate clients. Maija’s responsibilities include establishing protocols for delivery of legal/transactional services for large multinationals with complex entity and management structures and ensuring adherence to these at a regional/global level; service level agreement measurements and accountability, account management reporting; advisory and compliance support; transaction delivery oversight; and client relationship management.

Prior to her current position, Maija was a Global Client Services Manager, based in Fragomen’s New Jersey, USA office, between 2011 and 2014. 

Between 2007 and 2011, Maija worked as a Senior Associate/Manager within Fragomen’s Sydney office. Maija had responsibility for a diverse portfolio of corporate clients, focusing on their Australian immigration needs. Maija also assisted individuals who wished to independently migrate to and settle in Australia.

Maija also has over twelve years of immigration experience as an Australian solicitor and a registered migration agent. 

Between 2008 and 2011, Maija was a regular presenter of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions for migration advisors for the Immigration Advice & Rights Centre (IARC) and since 2009 has been an active contributor to the IARC newsletter. 

 

 

 

 

Education


The College of Law | Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2002
University of Newcastle | Bachelor of Law, 1997

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Immigration Credentials: Registered Migration Agent (MARN 0323526)

Court Admissions: Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Member, Migration Institute of Australia

Member, Law Society of New South Wales

Member, Swiss-Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Worked with large multinational clients with high level reporting and protocol requirements, in addition to complex global and entity structures

Assisted corporate clients with immigration programs, strategies, and best practices in the development and management of non-traditional and multiple visa programs

Provided guidance on Australian immigration law, including regulations, policy and associated procedures

Assisted corporate clients with more complex audit submissions

Assisted labor hire firms and other industries in the negotiation and management of labor agreements for the entry of skilled workers

Advised on practical and compliant immigration solutions for urgent assignments and projects

Advised international and major Australian corporations across a range of industries, as well as smaller and start-up companies