Virginia, US

Melani is a Senior Associate based in Fragomen’s Sydney office. She is a registered migration agent with over ten years of experience in Australian immigration law, with a focus on providing immigration advice and assistance to individuals and businesses globally. 

Melani has vast experience across a variety of sectors, including engineering, oil and gas, media, healthcare, and ICT. Her ability to provide pragmatic advice is well respected by her clients. In addition, she is a Justice of the Peace in NSW (150405). 

Melani speaks English and Greek.

Education


Australian National University | Graduate Certificate in Migration Law and Practice, 2008
The University of New South Wales | Bachelor of Social Science and Policy (History), 2004

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Immigration Credentials: Registered Migration Agent (MARN 0853523)

Admissions: Justice of the Peace New South Wales 150405

Member, Migration Institute of Australia (MIA)

Member, American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham)

Member, Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (AICC)

Assisted corporate clients with a wide range of visa applications including temporary business visas, short term business visas, and employer nominated permanent residence

Advised corporate clients on immigration compliance matters

Assisted individual clients with general skilled, family relationship, student, visitor, resident return and citizenship applications

Worked with clients on complex health and character issues in connection with temporary and permanent visa applications

Worked with clients to formulate and implement internal business processes and solutions to meet government enforced immigration compliance requirements and needs