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Mitchell Simmons

Senior Lawyer/Accredited Immigration Law Specialist

ms@msmlegal.com.au
08 8161 5088

Languages: English

Links: LinkedIn

Mitch is one of our layers here at MSM Legal and has practiced exclusively in migration law since 2013. He is recognised as a leading immigration layer in SA, and is one of only three accredited specialists in immigration law in SA.

Mitch assists in all areas including:

  • primary applications;
  • character and cancellation issues;
  • complex citizenship issues
  • merits review in the Migration and Refugee division and General divisions of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal; and
  • applications for judicial review and appeals in the Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court.

Mitch is also a member of the Migration Law Committee of the Law Council of Australia and serves on the board of the Refugee Advocacy Service of South Australia where he assists in managing the only community legal centre protecting the rights of Asylum Seekers in the state.

 

Accreditations/Awards

  • John Gibson AM Award for the Young Australian Migration Lawyer of the Year by the Law Council of Australia
  • Shortlisted for the Law Society of South Australia’s Young Lawyer of the Year award
  • Granted accreditation as an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law

Education

  • Bachelor of Law and Legal Practice (Honours), Flinders University
  • Bachelor of Behavioural Science (psychology), Flinders University
  • Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • Admitted to Register of Practitioners of the High Court of Australia
  • John Gibson AM Award for the Young Australian Migration Lawyer of the Year by the Law Council of Australia
  • Shortlisted for the Law Society of South Australia’s Young Lawyer of the Year award
  • Granted accreditation as an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law

Practice Areas

  • Migration Law with particular focus on judicial review and merits review.

Proudly associated with:

Doyle's Guide 2021: Mitchell Simmons & Catherine Follett - Leading Immigration Lawyers
Law Society NSW: Mitchell Simmons – Accredited Migration Law Specialist