Virginia, US

Simon is a Senior Associate in the Australian Advisory, Compliance, and Government Relations practice. He is a Solicitor and Registered Migration Agent with over eight years of experience in Australian immigration law, providing immigration advice and assistance to both individual and corporate clients. Simon specialises in identifying areas of risk specific to business or individual circumstances and formulating strategic solutions.

Simon has worked with business clients that operate across a variety of sectors, including telecommunications, information technology, engineering, financial services, retail, and professional services. He works with a number of the world's largest multinational corporations and other major Australian businesses, small and medium-sized enterprises and start-up companies. Simon has also assisted individual clients with a broad range of temporary and permanent visa applications, including applications for review.

Simon speaks English and Spanish. 



University of Sydney | Bachelor of Law, 2007, Honors
Flinders University of South Australia | Bachelor of International Studies, 2001, Honors

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Immigration Credentials: Registered Migration Agent (MARN 0849574)

Court Admissions: Solicitor, Supreme Court of New South Wales

Member, Law Society of New South Wales

Member, Migration Institute of Australia

Member, Australia Thailand Business Council

Presented submissions to the Australian Parliament, Australian immigration authorities, and other government agencies and entities to improve visa programs, identify areas of law reform, and clarify government policy

Provided strategic advice to companies concerning their migration and global mobility requirements and obligations

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

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

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

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