Kathryn Viegas is currently a Director of Nomos Pty Ltd, a business specialising in the provision of immigration law advice, advisory services and educational programmes.
Kathryn graduated with degrees in Psychology and Law from The University of New South Wales. She completed her Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at the Australian National University and was admitted to practice in 2003. She has been a registered migration agent since 2003. In 2006, she was awarded a Master of Laws degree from The University of Sydney. Kathryn is recognised by the Law Society of New South Wales as an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law.
Kathryn has worked at the HIV/AIDS Legal Centre and various boutique immigration law firms in Sydney. Before co-founding Nomos Pty Ltd, Kathryn ran her own immigration law firm for eight years which specialised in handling complex migration matters. Since 2007, Kathryn has been involved in continuing legal education through her preparation and presentation of CPD programs for Nomos Pty Ltd, the Immigration Advice & Rights Centre and other community organisations. Since 2016, she has been a contributing author for the LexisNexis online and looseleaf Australian Immigration Law publication.
Kathryn is the current President of the Management Committee of the Immigration Advice & Rights Centre. She is also a member of the Law Society of New South Wales, the Law Council of Australia, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights and The Arrow Bone Marrow Transplant Foundation. She has also been a volunteer solicitor at the Immigration Advice & Rights Centre, the Refugee Advice and Casework Service and the HIV/AIDS Legal Centre in Sydney.