Rosa Torrefranca: Lawyer
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.
She speaks English, Tagalog (Filipino) and Visaya.