Virginia, US

Rebecca is a Senior Associate in Fragomen’s Sydney practice. She is both a Registered Migration Agent and Solicitor with 10 years of experience in Australian immigration law. Rebecca has provided legal advice to global companies, as well as to small- and medium-sized organizations. Rebecca also provides advice and assistance to individual applicants in family migration, temporary entry to Australia, skilled migration and Australian citizenship applications.

Rebecca’s experience also includes two years working in a mid-tier law firm in Queensland in the areas of Australian immigration law, wills and estates and conveyancing.

She has assisted clients with refugee claims, split family and orphan relative applications on a pro bono basis.


College of Law Queensland | Diploma in Legal Practice, 2007
University of Queensland | Bachelor of Law, 2007
University of Queensland | B.A., 2004

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Immigration Credentials: Registered Migration Agent (MARN 0747906)

Court Admissions: Solicitor, Supreme Court of Queensland; Solicitor, High Court of Australia

Committee Member, Administrative Law and Human Rights Section of the Law Institute of Victoria

Committee Member, Migration Law Committee, Federal Litigation and Dispute Resolution Section of the Law Council of Australia (South Australian representative)

Member, Migration Institute of Australia

Member, Law Institute of Victoria

Advised corporate clients in the resources industry on immigration compliance issues, related planning and provided tailored advice to overseas workers following restructuring and multiple rounds of redundancies.

Assisted asylum seeker clients within the community and in Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation, Christmas Island, Curtin and Darwin Immigration detention centers with refugee claims at the Department of Immigration interview stage and at the Refugee Review Tribunal.

Successfully appealed visa refusals at the Migration Review Tribunal, including the reclaiming of permanent residency status for a client who had been absent from Australia for 17 years by establishing compassionate and compelling grounds for his extended absence from Australia.