Virginia, US

As a Senior Associate in Fragomen’s Advisory and Compliance Practice in Australia, Alisra provides advice to help clients remain compliant with all laws and regulations governing Australian immigration. Prior to joining this group, Alisra served in a variety of roles at Fragomen, including as an Associate on a corporate client team. She initially began her career at Fragomen as a Summer Clerk in 2008, before becoming a paralegal while she completed her law degree.

During her career with Fragomen, Alisra has participated in the Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme (IAAAS), which provides professional assistance to individual clients in relation to claims for protection, at both an application and review stage. She has also completed secondments in Fragomen’s Brisbane, Australia and Shanghai, China offices.

Education


Western Sydney University | B.A., Bachelor of Law, 2009
Australian National University | Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, 2010

Awards

Liz and Bill Allen Prize for Practical Legal Training, Australian National University, 2010

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Immigration Credentials: Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1067912)

Court Admissions: Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2010

Member, Law Society of New South Wales

Member, Migration Institute of Australia

Reviewed the immigration program and processes of a multinational company to provide recommendations on strengthening compliance with Australian immigration laws.

Presented workforce migration training sessions at clients’ offices on the importance of employing staff with the correct work rights.

Together with Asia-Pacific Fragomen colleagues, provided immigration advice on the implications of a merger and acquisition on a client’s foreign employees in Australia.