Maria is the leader of the firm’s National Immigration Law Group. She is an accredited Immigration Law Specialist and a registered Migration Agent.
Acknowledged as one of Australia’s leading Immigration Law Specialists, Maria brings a unique depth and breadth of immigration law experience from her years in private and government service.
Regarded as an authority on immigration law, Maria is listed in “The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers” (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2014) and has been recognised in the peer reviewed “Best Lawyers” for eight consecutive years (2008-2015).
She is a sought after speaker and lecturer and a prolific author on all aspects of immigration and citizenship law including employer based immigration, business skills, health and character issues, monitoring and enforcement. Her recent works include 457 Visa Law: Addressing Australia’s Skilled Labour Shortage - Thomson Reuters 2008, Immigration Law Client Strategies in the Asia-Pacific - Aspatore 2009 and Getting the Deal Through - Corporate Immigration 2012, 2013 & 2014 Law Business Research 2012, Global Mobility 2012 & 2013 and Corporate Immigration Annual Review 2013 - Financier Worldwide.