Expert Team

Immigration law specialist
licensed immigration Adviser
Officer Manager

LUCY HE

Lucy holds a Bachelor Degree in Media Studies, Political Science and International Relations from Victoria University of Wellington. She is currently studying in the final year of her Bachelor of Law at Waikato University.

Lucy has worked as a Licensed Immigration Adviser for around 10 years. She is specialised in the following areas:

Appeals against declined decisions for residence to Immigration and Protection Tribunals (IPT)

Residence applications under Skilled Migrant Category

Residence applications under Family Categories, including Partnership Category

Residence applications under Business Categories, Unlawful status under Section 61 of Immigration Act 2009. Before joining us, Lucy managed the Wellington Office of a highly regarded immigration consultancy from January 2013 to August 2016. She also worked on a part-time basis as a member of the academic team responsible for delivering the Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice (Level 7), at the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (the current Toi Ohomai) from March 2014 to July 2015. That is a compulsory programme for all advisers before they can apply for their licence.

Lucy has extensive experience in assessing and arguing complicated applications and appeals. She has been successfully with all her appeals to IPT to date.

licensed immigration Adviser

DAVID FISHER

David is our an immigration law specialist. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Auckland and is well-versed and knowledgeable in all aspects of New Zealand immigration law.

David began his legal career working for specialist immigration law firms, and he also became licensed under the Immigration Advisers Licensing Act. Having worked on all manner of immigration matters, ranging from simple applications through to complex legal solutions, and he enjoys finding solutions for clients.

licensed immigration Adviser

DORA XI

Dora has received professional learning in the fields of immigration law and business administration. She has successfully achieved:

 

Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice from Toi Ohomai. This is the compulsory programme that all immigration advisers need to complete before they can apply for their licence

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business
  • Bachelor of Management
  • Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice

 

Dora’s on-the-job training in business administration has provided her with practical insights into the day-to-day operation of a fully-functioning business. This enables her to make well founded and convincing submissions to Immigration New Zealand about a business’s management and financial control. The knowledge and skills Dora has in this area are crucial to preparing comprehensive and compelling applications under Skilled Migrant Category and Business Categories. As a Licensed Immigration Adviser, Dora is committed to our companies’ joint mission that we will always act in good faith and in the best interests of our clients – we uphold our clients’ right to a fair hearing.

SHIVAM CHAWLA

Shivam migrated to New Zealand from India with his family at the young age of nine. Although the Kiwi culture is deep-rooted in Shivam’s upbringing, he has also maintained an ongoing connection with his Indian heritage. Shivam can fluently speak English, Hindi and Punjabi. Shivam has obtained a Bachelors in Laws (Honours) and Bachelors in Commerce degree from the University of Auckland. He is currently pursuing the Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice.

 

The powerhouse combination of these qualifications ultimately make Shivam a reliable source for the provision of competent immigration advice, and solutions on complex legal matters. Shivam has also gained experience by working with top corporate companies, and managing his family’s retail business. As a result, he is well equipped with the understanding of common issues faced by individuals and businesses alike, including in the context of immigration. Shivam’s peers consider him to be a genuinely helpful, passionate, kind and hardworking person. He prides himself on his interest in helping make people’s lives easier in whatever way possible.

HAYAN LEE

Hayan supports our advisers with administration tasks and other daily duties that occur. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in Business from her hometown Seoul, Korea then moved to New Zealand in 2018 to complete a Postgraduate Diploma of Business Administration.