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Kathleen is a Partner in our Private Client Team specialising in superannuation law, migration law, estates and trusts. She advises on all aspects of trusts and succession law, including for the purposes of estate administration and the settling of disputes in estate matters.

Kathleen’s superannuation experience includes advice in the areas of fund set up, trustee duties, borrowing, structuring for effective distribution of benefits on death, early release and disputes. Kathleen has been engaged as a specialist for superannuation advice and is frequently published and quoted on matters relating to self-managed superannuation funds.

In her migration practice, Kathleen has worked for large institutional clients, small business owners, overseas entities wanting to establish a business presence in Australia, and visa applicants. Kathleen specialises in business and investment visas, as well as work visas. In addition to giving all necessary advice to applicants and sponsors on visa applications, Kathleen also:

  • works with employers to establish and renew visa sponsorship arrangements
  • provides structuring advice for set up entities
  • advises on reporting and recording-keeping obligations
  • conducts employer compliance reviews for the purpose of establishing or improving internal compliance systems
  • advises more broadly on migration best practice processes and governance.

While specialising in business, investment and work visas, Kathleen has also advised on a wide range of visa applications, including for humanitarian and refugee visas, and distinguished talent visas.

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