Immigration Law in New Zealand
62 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch, 8140
Anthony Harper is a leading New Zealand commercial law firm with offices in Auckland and Christchurch. We offer the full range of legal services you would expect from a leading firm.
Our people are highly regarded in their chosen areas of expertise. They are deeply immersed in the sectors in which they operate, sitting on industry bodies, sharing their thinking through conference presentations and workshops and giving back through charitable organisations.
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Nicola has over 17 years' experience in immigration law and regularly advises commercial businesses and individuals on a wide range of issues.
Nicola gives practically to HR professionals and employers to support their migrant employees with their visas, and to make the process as easy as possible. She also helps employers in obtaining immigration accreditation and tracking employees' visa expiry dates.
Nicola is highly experienced in helping individuals with the immigration process. This includes helping to resolve unusual or difficult immigration problems, including health or character-related issues.
She is regularly called upon to give training and seminars to business leaders and employees alike.
Prior to returning to New Zealand, she worked at a top law firm in London for over eight years, advising a range of international corporates, high net worth individuals, and leading sportspeople in respect of UK immigration.
Acted for an international car manufacturer in transferring employees to New Zealand to support their New Zealand operations.
Acted for one of New Zealand’s largest employers to restructure their employer accreditation so as to allow all its legal entities to sponsor migrants.
Successfully assisting several New Zealand employers in transferring employees to overseas operations.
Advising a multinational in the establishment and management of its New Zealand immigration policies and procedures.
Assisting an IT industry multinational, establishing its first base in New Zealand, with the transfer of senior and junior employees to establish the operation, right through to obtaining accreditation with the authorities to enable future transfer of staff.
Successfully advising a national employer in managing, and ultimately avoiding, prosecution over alleged immigration offences.