Dobbie and Devine Immigration Lawyers, Sydney

 Key practice area(s)
 Immigration law

 Contact details for Dobbie and Devine Immigration Lawyers
Level 17, 31 Market Street, Sydney, NSW 2000
+61 (02) 9089 8612
+61 (02) 8088 6996

Nigel Dobbie of the firm is recognised as one of the nation's leading immigration lawyers.

Dobbie and Devine Immigration Lawyers Pty Ltd of Sydney specialise in immigration cases.

Nigel Dobbie is one of Australia’s leading immigration law practitioners. He is accredited by the Law Society of NSW as a Specialist in Immigration Law and is a member of its prestigious Specialist Accreditation Advisory Committee. He has been recognised by his peers as one of Australia’s top 20 immigration lawyers (The Australian Financial Review, 7 March 2008). Most recently, Nigel Dobbie was profiled by Who’s Who Legal in the “Corporate Immigration” segment.

Nigel has particular expertise in sponsorship of overseas workers, business visas, visa cancellation and general skilled migration. He also litigates in the federal courts on visa related matters.

Nigel Dobbie’s experience in contested immigration matters is excellent. He was the assigned solicitor for plaintiffs in the landmark Plaintiff S157 of 2002 (2003) HCA 2 and Bodruddaza v Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs (2007) HCA14 cases.

One stand out example is Nigel’s advice on the cancellation of student visas by the Australian Government in 2005. With appeal action, Nigel was successful in asking the Federal Magistrates Court to reverse the automatic cancellation of some 8,000 student visas in Australia.

As well as Nigel Dobbie, Xiella Devine is also a key contact at Dobbie and Devine Immigration Lawyers. Xiella is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and is also a registered migration agent. She assists clients in migration matters, has published on migration law issues and has a strong commercial law background.

Both Nigel Dobbie and Xiella Devine are available to assist businesses with their corporate immigration and employee immigration requirements.

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Law Society specialist accreditation
Jurisdiction: New South Wales
Practice area: Immigration law (2017)
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