James Hammond

James Hammond

Managing Partner

James has been practicing exclusively in the field of migration since 2005. He is a qualified lawyer and a registered migration agent.

He has helped companies and individual clients from all over the world with all types of visa applications and appeals.

James speaks advanced Japanese and basic to intermediate Chinese.



Service Areas

Corporate Immigration, Individual Immigration, Advocacy & Government Relations

Visa Types

  • 457 / 482
  • 186
  • Visa Refusals
  • Appeals and Cancellations
  • Skilled Independent
  • Business, Investment & Entrepreneur Visas
  • Family visas
  • Compliance & Audit
  • Training Visas

Immigration Experience

James is experienced in all areas of migration practice including:

  • Employer sponsored visas including Subclass 457 – Temporary Business Sponsorship, Employer Nomination Scheme and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme;
  • Business Skills visas;
  • General Skilled Migration;
  • Family visas including Partner visas, Parent visas, Child and Remaining Relative visas;
  • Resident Return visas and Citizenship;
  • Student visas, Visitor visas and “400” series visas;
  • Protection and Refugee & Humanitarian visas;
  • Visa cancellations, Migration Review Tribunal, Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Federal Magistrates’ Court.


James holds a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Japanese and Chinese language and a Bachelor of Law from Deakin University. James was admitted to practice as a Barrister and Solicitor by the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2004.

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James Hammond

James Hammond

Managing Partner

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