Immigration and citizenship law

Whether you want to live, work or study in Australia, or become an Australian citizen, Rigby & Bear can assist you in providing you with advice about the best pathway, and your prospects at obtaining citizenship or your desired visa.


Our assistance in this area includes but is not limited to:

  • visa and citizenship eligibility advice

  • preparation of visa and citizenship applications 

  • general advice relating to visas, including compliance with your visa conditions and your other obligations at law

  • defending criminal prosecutions under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth)

  • assisting employers and visa sponsors/supporters with understanding their obligations towards under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth) and Migration Regulations 1994 (Cth)

  • conducting related appeals to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT), or judicial review proceedings under the Administrative Decisions (Judical Review) Act 1977 (Cth) or the Constitution

Rigby & Bear is registered with the Department of Home Affairs - Legal Practitioner Number (LPN): 5510368