Douglas Allison is a Senior Associate and Solicitor at Berry Appleman & Leiden in Sydney, Australia. Douglas works closely on client matters, overseeing casework and providing in-depth legal advice and analysis as a senior Solicitor. Douglas has over nine years’ experience in the corporate migration industry, having worked with some of Australia’s largest multi-national corporations. He provides detailed guidance on Australian immigration law, including regulations, policy and associated procedures. Experienced in complex corporate entity structures, Douglas has led several immigration auditing exercises for corporate clients to ensure compliance with relevant regulations. He has extensive experience across a wide array of Australian family migration, economic migration and temporary work visa categories.

Education & Admissions

University of Western Sydney, Bachelor of Law, Marketing,
Registered Migration Agent (Australia) Migration Agent Registration Number (MARN): 0850984

Memberships

Law Society of New South Wales

Professional Accomplishments

Speaker, Oceania Immigration Updates – Australia and New Zealand in Focus, The Worldwide ERC (October 2016)
Speaker, BAL Workshop: Pathways to Australian Permanent Residency (June 2016)
Speaker, BAL Workshop: Australia’s Temporary Visa Programmes (March 2016)
Speaker, BAL Workshop: 2016 Sponsorship Obligations and Compliance Checks (January 2016)
Speaker, The Forum for Expatriate Management Sydney Roadshow Immigration Panel: The Unpredictability of a Global Immigration Frontier (July 2015)
Speaker, The Forum for Expatriate Management Sydney Totally Expat Show: Meet the Experts: What you Need to Know to Remain Compliant Amidst Regulatory Change (July 2014)
Speaker, BAL Webcast: Australia: Labour Market Testing for the 457 Visa Program - Be Ready! (July 2013)
Speaker, BAL Webcast: 457 Visa Reforms – 1 July (April 2013)
Speaker, BAL Webcast: Corporate Immigration Changes in Australia (July 2012) Speaker, The Forum for Expatriate Management Sydney Totally Expat Show: Meet the Experts: What you Need to Know to Remain Compliant Amidst Regulatory Change (July 2014)
Speaker, BAL Webcast: Australia: Labour Market Testing for the 457 Visa Program - Be Ready! (July 2013)