As a legal practitioner with over 25 years of experience in legal practice as a litigation lawyer and as a registered migration agent with almost 20 years of registration, Andrew Rouyanian has extensive experience and competence in representing you in reviews before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal – Migration and Refugee Division.
Andrew Rouyanian has also been involved in providing refugee onshore advice for nearly 15 years as a member of the Refugee and Immigration Legal Services South Brisbane. For this reason we can provide advice and representation of your case before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal .
We can assess your case once you have received a refusal for your Visa application from the immigration Department and advise you from the outset as to whether your case will be successful on review.
Timing is critical as a person who received a refusal from the Department and is eligible to light an application for review must do is sign usually within prescribed time period allowed under the migration act. There are no exemptions in the time period is l lapsed. If the application for review is not obliged with the appropriate tribunal within the time prescribed the rightful to review expires with no rights to seek extensions of that time period.
We are conscious of the timeframe and the importance in insuring that your right to review is protected and can assist you to prepare and lodge an application in the 1st instance and later to assist you to prepare evidence, research your case, research caselaw to find a precedent decision of the Federal Courts or the appropriate Tribunal upon which you could rely to argue your case.
Importantly you should be aware that an application for review to the either the AAT – Migration and Refugee Division is an application de novo. This means that the Tribunal will look at your case as if it was an application afresh for the Visa which was refused. As such you may be entitled to provide new or fresh evidence in support of your Visa application which may not have been available at the time of the application or you may have overlooked. Accordingly our experience could assist you in obtaining and providing new information which you had initially overlooked to include.
We also examine the reasons for refusal and from that we argue and present your case to cover the grounds for the refusal made by the Department officer.
Depending on your case but in most cases are our fees do not exceed $5000 and up payable in 2 instalments which were to negotiate with you.