Virginia, US

Based in our Brisbane office, Ben is a Practice Leader within Fragomen’s Australia practice. Ben is an experienced solicitor and registered migration agent, and has provided Australian immigration advice and assistance to businesses and private clients for 10 years. He has experience in a range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, mining, telecommunication and information technology, media, pharmaceuticals, banking and financial services, retail, and professional services. 

Ben works with some of the world’s largest multinational corporations and other major Australian corporations, small and medium enterprises and start-up companies. Ben has also assisted individual clients with a broad range of temporary and permanent visa applications.

Education


University of New South Wales | Master of International Law and International Relations, 2009
University of Queensland | Bachelor of Law, B.A., 2007

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Immigration Credentials: Registered Migration Agent (MARN 0957684)

Court Admissions: Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland, Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Member, Queensland Law Society

Member, Migration Institute of Australia

Assisted large multinational corporations, Australian businesses and overseas businesses with a wide range of visa applications, including all types of temporary work visas, short term business visas, and employer nominated permanent residence matters

Advised multinational clients on post immigration visa requirements following mergers and acquisitions

Guided corporate clients on visa and immigration policies as well as sponsorship and compliance-related matters

Briefed human resource managers and senior managers on immigration related issues, including compliance obligations

Assisted individual clients in relation to the full range of Australian visas, including skilled migration, family, student, visitor, resident return visas and citizenship

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