Kerry Murphy

Kerry Murphy, Lecturer, Graduate Diploma Australian Migration Law and Practice, North Sydney.

Kerry is an accredited specialist in Immigration Law and a partner in his law firm in Sydney. Kerry has degrees in Arts and Law, a Masters in Medieval Studies and a Masters in International Social Development. Kerry has practised mainly in Immigration law since 1997, and has a history of working with refugees and asylum seekers in various capacities since around 1987. Kerry was previously co-ordinator of the refugee desk for the Jesuit Refugee Service then part of Uniya, the Jesuit Social Justice Centre.

As a Migration Lawyer and former Registered Migration Agent, Kerry has worked with clients at many different legal stages, from initial advice, through to application, merits review in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and judicial review in the Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and High Court of Australia.

Kerry's firm in Sydney specialises in refugee and protection visa cases, as well as family and other visas, cancellations, character issues and merits and judicial review.

Kerry has presented Migration Law courses for the Australian National University, The Migration Institute of Australia, as well as several other organisations. Kerry has written many articles on migration and refugee law for online and print publications including Eureka Street, the Immigration Kit, and the Law Handbook.

Kerry has a strong interest in human rights and the rule of law, as well as history and politics.

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