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2021 Graduate Immigration Lawyer

About BDO BDO Migration Services is an incorporated immigration legal practice, which specialises in all aspects of Australian immigration and nationality law for corporate and private clients. The team has a particular focus on employer sponsored temporary and permanent residency visas and business migration. As part of the BDO global network, BDO Migration Services offers market-leading expertise, working with local and global corporations providing international mobility solutions.

Our values are at the core of who we are and how we work with each other and with our clients. These values are the foundation of what we deliver, IDEAS | PEOPLE | TRUST. This is about delivering ideas and advice that create value; quality-driven people who are motivated by providing exceptional client service; and being trusted to get the job done.

We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020 by Diversity Council Australia (DCA) and to be ranked in the 2021 Top Graduate Employer lists by AAGE, GradAustralia and GradConnection. Our graduates are extremely important to us, as we recognise their potential to become our firm’s future leaders.

Current Opportunity

BDO Migration Services are looking for a recent law graduate to join their growing team. As a key player in the Migration Services team you will provide legal and administration support to the Principal and other legal professionals. You will work closely with industry professionals whilst enjoying a supportive firm culture.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Recently completed Law degree 
  • Experience working in immigration law or a true interest in the field
  • Display solid academic achievement
  • Have strong analytical, critical thinking and organisational skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 
  • Proven time management and resilience 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a high achieving team 
  • Word processing at 75+ words per minute
  • Are aligned to BDO values 
  • Are an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident at time of application

Duties and Responsibilities:

Your duties will include: 

  • Assist with preparation and submission of Visa applications
  • Assist Solicitors with drafting professional and accurate legal documents 
  • Assist Solicitors in drafting correspondence and advices 
  • Prepare draft correspondence and memoranda 
  • Legal research, including as to legal, policy and evidential requirements
  • Support Solicitors in carriage of matters 
  • Administrative duties such as scanning and uploading documents

What happens after you apply? 

  • You will receive an email confirming our receipt of your application.
  • Each application is reviewed individually by a member of our Talent Acquisition Team. 
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to complete an interview and case study 
  • All applicants will be updated throughout the process as to the progress of their application.
  • Applications close Friday, 25 June at 04:59PM (AEST)

To find out more information about our Graduate opportunities and what it’s like to work at BDO please visit: 

Should you have any further enquiries about starting your career with BDO please email us at [email protected]



Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Business and Commerce, Law

  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

  • Locations:


  • Closing Date:25th Jun 2021, 12:59 pm


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