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Radharani Kuhn: Marketing and Communication Officer

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Radharani earned a Bachelor's degree in Media and Communication Studies from the Federal University of Mato Grosso, Brazil, and completed a Diploma in Social Media Marketing at the Australian Pacific College. She has been employed at Work Visa Lawyers since August 2023, applying her marketing strategy and client engagement skills.

Before joining Work Visa Lawyers, Radharani gained significant expertise in Brazil's dynamic marketing industry. Her experience includes innovative content creation, strategic digital marketing campaigns,  social media management, and brand development. 

Radharani is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Shamsiya Mohammadi

Shamsiya Mohammadi: Lawyer

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Shamsiya completed a double degree in Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Journalism and Professional Writing at the University of South Australia. She was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia in July 2021.

Before joining Work Visa Lawyers, Shamsiya worked as an Immigration Lawyer in Melbourne. She has also worked as a Journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reporting on various local and national stories.

Shamsiya has experience in the following areas of practice:

  • Family visas including partner and child visa applications
  • Australian citizenship
  • Employer-sponsored visas
  • Visitor visas
  • Protection visas
  • Appeals and Ministerial Intervention requests   

Shamsiya’s interest in migration law stems from her extensive work with migrant communities through the Australian Refugee Association and Welcoming Australia. Shamsiya understands the barriers faced by clients and hopes to make the migration process easier and more accessible for her clients.

Languages: English, Dari and Hazaragi.

Chris Johnston - Principal Lawyer and Migration Agent at Work Visa Lawyers

Chris Johnston: Principal Lawyer

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Chris Johnston completed a Bachelor of Law with Honours at the University of New England (NSW) in 2005.

He worked in civil litigation in 2005 to 2006. He was part of a legal team in an important, successful precedent setting case in the Supreme Court Trevorrow v State of South Australia (no 5) [2007] SASC 285

Chris became a Migration Lawyer in 2006.

Chris worked for two of the largest migration advice businesses in South Australia between 2006 and 2011. During this time he gained extensive experience in the areas of employer sponsored migration, business skills visas, religious workers, partner visas and reviews before the Migration Review Tribunal (MRT).

Chris is a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA). The MIA is the peak professional body for registered migration agents. As a member of the MIA, Chris stays abreast of all migration legislation and policy changes and other issues relevant to the migration advice profession.

Chris has served as SA State President for the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) and a Director on the National Board of the MIA.

Practice areas include:

  • Employer Sponsored Migration - 457, RSMS and ENS
  • GSM Skillselect visas including subclass Skilled Independent 189, Skilled Nominated 190 and Skilled Nominated or Sponsored Provisional 489
  • Business Innovation and Investment including Significant Investor Visa
  • Family Migration including Partner applications
  • MRT and Judicial Review
  • Australian Citizenship

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Luke Edwards - Legal Research Assistant

Luke Edwards: Associate Lawyer

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Luke has completed a Bachelor of Law, Bachelor of Science, a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Master of Laws. He was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia in February 2018.

During his studies of law, he has pursued an interest in migration through undertaking courses in Migration Law and Policy, as well as Refugee Law and Policy.

Luke has experience in dealing with employer-sponsored visas, including the 482, 457, 187 and 186 visas across a range of industries and is also experienced in handling other matters including business visas, partner visas and reviews at the tribunal and courts.

He has been a part of the Work Visa Lawyers team since October 2017.

Areas of Practice:

Business Skills, Business short stay, Citizenship, Distinguished Talent, Employer Nomination Scheme, General Skilled Migration, Judicial Review, Labour Agreement, Media & Film Staff (undefined), Medical Practitioner, Medical Treatment, Migration Review at the AAT, Occupational Trainee, Regional Skilled Migration, Religious Worker, Resident Return, Sport, Spouse, Student, Temporary Skilled Shortage (482) (undefined), Tourist / Visitor (undefined), and Work and Holiday Visa. 


Luke is a member of the Law Society of South Australia and a member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) with Member Number 19747.

 

Wendy Guan - Registered Migration Agent

Wendy Guan: Registered Migration Agent

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Wendy Guan is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 1685761).

Wendy holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Bachelor of International Trade. Wendy completed a Graduate Certificate of Migration Law and Practice and obtained the status of Registered Migration Agent in 2016.

Wendy has experience with the following visa types:

  • Student and Graduate visas
  • Migration Skills Assessments
  • General Skilled Migration visas
  • Business visas
  • Visitor visas

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Rosa Torrefranca: Lawyer

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Rosa completed her law degree in the Philippines in 2001. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2002 and her work focused upon development legal work with underprivileged and disadvantaged clients and communities in the Philippines.

In Australia, Rosa is admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia and registered in the High Court of Australia, enabling her to practice in any federal court. Since being admitted to practice Rosa has practiced primarily in immigration and commercial law. Prior to her admission to practice in Australia, she gained experience in immigration law by working as a legal secretary and paralegal for boutique law firms and registered migration agents in Adelaide, South Australia.

In addition to her law degree, Rosa has a Bachelor's degree in Nursing from the Philippines and completed a Certificate IV in Legal Services from TAFE SA.

Rosa is a member of the International Legal Practice Committee, and the Wellbeing and Resilience Committee of the Law Society of SA.

Rosa has tons of experience with the following visa types:

  • Student Visa 500 and Graduate visas 485,476
  • Migration Skills Assessments 
  • General Skilled Migration visas (Visa 189, State Nomination Visa 190, 491,489)
  • Global Talent Visa 858
  • Employer Sponsored TSS Visa 482.

She speaks English, Tagalog (Filipino) and Visaya.

Jonathan Liu: Lawyer/Marketing & Business Development Officer

Jonathan Liu: Lawyer

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Jonathan Liu has completed a Bachelor of Law and Legal Practice & Bachelor of Marketing at Flinders University. He was admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia in September 2019. In addition to managing visa applications, Jonathan is also involved in the marketing and business development activities for Work Visa Lawyers.

Prior to joining Work Visa Lawyers he spent one year in a conveyancing firm, working in property law dealing with property transactions, and settlements.

Jonathan Liu is fluent in Chinese and English and has been a part of the Work Visa Lawyers team since May 2019.

Jonathan has experience in dealing with:

  • Family Migration including Partner/Parent/Child applications
  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal reviews
  • Australian Citizenship 
  • Character considerations including convictions
  • Migration Skills Assessments
  • Schedule 3 considerations including compelling and compassionate reasons 

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Sumandeep Grewal: Registered Migration Agent

Suman Grewal: Registered Migration Agent and Education Agent

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Suman Grewal is a Registered Migration Agent (MARN 2117667) and a Qualified Education Agent Counsellor (QEAC No. S195).

Suman has been working in the migration industry since 2006. She has worked for 5 years in India and started working with Work Visa Lawyers in 2011, and has now been in the migration industry for over 16 years. Suman has performed a range of tasks including administrative and research tasks in support of the Migration Agents and Lawyers in the past. Suman’s excellence in customer relations and attention to detail are valuable skills contributing to our practice of Migration Law.

Suman has a Masters degree in Arts from Panjab University, India and also an Advanced Diploma in Computer Applications from DOEACC, India. She has completed a Graduate Diploma in Migration Law from Victoria University and has been registered as an Australian Migration Agent in 2021.

Spoken Languages: English, Hindi and Punjabi.

Trang Vu

Trang Vu: Lawyer

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Trang completed a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Commerce in 2015, and a Master of Legal Practice in 2018. She is admitted as a lawyer and barrister to the Supreme Court of New South Wales and South Australia.

Trang joined Work Visa Lawyers in April 2022. As a second-generation migrant, Trang is fluent in Vietnamese. Trang previously worked as a lawyer in Sydney at a firm specialising in immigration and commercial law. In the following years, Trang gained extensive experience in legal research and submissions at one of the largest migration agencies in South Australia.

Trang has experience in these areas of practice:

  • Administrative Appeals Tribunal reviews, particularly employer sponsored visas
  • Sponsorship obligations and monitoring
  • Character issues and Public Interest Criteria (health, PIC 4020)
  • Partner visa application
  • Employer-sponsored visas, including the 400, 482, 494, 186 and 187 visas

Trang is passionate about her work and draws inspiration from a quote by Albert Einstein: "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value."

Jenny Phan: Assistant and Administration

Jenny Phan: Accounts Officer

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Jenny joined Work Visa Lawyers in January 2022. She has a Master's degree from the University of South Australia.

Diversity of previous employment on two continents equips her with a unique ability to assess and manage complex tasks calmly and effectively.

She is currently an Accounts Officer and also provides high-level support to other staff as an Office administrator. Jenny prides herself on her efficiency, collaboration, attention to detail, and customer-centricity. Her hard work and high performance are valuable contributions to Work Visa Lawyers' premium services.

Jenny is fluent in English and Vietnamese.

Christine Tsitsinaris

Christine Tsitsinaris

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Christine joined Work Visa Lawyers in January 2018 and has since become a highly valued and reliable member of the team, providing administrative support to the Migration Agents and Lawyers.

Christine prides herself on her enthusiasm, friendliness and approachability. Having had 20 years experience as a legal assistance/receptionist, she understands the importance of providing valuable and excellent customer service.

Christine brings a welcoming and understanding nature to Work Visa Lawyers. Outside of Work Visa Lawyers Christine is a proud mother to two young daughters and often volunteers her time to schooling events.

Christine has studied at the Adelaide Legal & Commercial College receiving a Certificate in Legal Secretary & Office Procedures, Level II, and studied a Para-Legal Certificate IV at the Adelaide Institute of TAFE.

Languages: English and Greek (spoken)

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