Legal Services


Barclay Churchill provide the following services:

Visa Refusals and Cancellations

If your Australian visa has been refused or cancelled, Barclay Churchill will prepare, run and appear on your behalf at your appeal.

The vast majority of visa Appeals against visa refusals and cancellations are now all heard in the Administrative Appeal Tribunal, Migration Review Division.

Section 501 Character Cancellation and Refusal

Australian Citizenship Refusals and Cancellations

If your visa has been refused or cancelled under the provisions of Section 501 of the Migration Act 1958 on the basis that you have failed, or considered to have failed, the character test, your appeal will be heard in the by the AAT – General Division and not the AAT, Migration Review Division

Pre-Cancellation or Refusal Submissions

It is also important to act before visa refusal or cancellation when you receive at Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation or Refusal as it is preferable to avoid cancellation or refusal rather than to have to overturn these decisions.

We regularly act for clients in making submissions to the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) against refusals and cancellations and have a high success rate when instructed in these matters Time is of the essence and the earlier we are get involved, the better the chance of avoiding refusal / cancellation or if cancelled, acting in your appeal to have your visa re-instated or granted on appeal.

Tel: (02) 9635 3777
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