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best immigration lawyer christchurch

Michael Yoon — Specialist Immigration Lawyer in Christchurch

Partner (LL.B / B.Com)

Michael is a true expert in the field of immigration law, having practised in the area for more than 10 years.

He has successfully helped hundreds of clients gain residence in New Zealand or get out of a difficult situation with Immigration New Zealand.

With his insight and experience in immigration law and procedure, he is able to formulate a unique strategy that works for you.

Being a migrant himself, Michael understands what it's like to go through an immigration process, and unlike bigger law firms, each and every client will receive Michael's personal attention.


Recent appeal cases

[2016] NZIPT 203516 - Immigration New Zealand decision held incorrect

[2013] NZIPT 201323 - Immigration New Zealand decision held incorrect

[2013] NZIPT 201238 - Special circumstances recognised

[2012] NZIPT 200715 - Immigration New Zealand decision held incorrect

[2012] NZIPT 200395 - Immigration New Zealand decision held incorrect


Qualification

Michael went to the University of Canterbury and studied Law and Commerce.

He holds a current practising certificate with the New Zealand Law Society as a lawyer.


Work experience

His first legal job was with Cavell Leitch, a Christchurch law firm, where he stayed for a couple of years.

He joined another Christchurch law firm Kannangara Thomson in 2011 and was made a partner in 2017.