Saemeh Ghasemi

Immigration Lawyer

Saemeh Ghasemi

Saemeh is a lawyer at Gold Migration Lawyers. Saemeh completed her Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (Major in Human Rights and Politics) from Monash University.

Saemeh Ghasemi

As a former refugee, Saemeh understands intimately the complexities and challenges that some immigrants to Australia must face and overcome.  Saemeh’s own lived experience as a former refugee has become a powerful motivator for her to assist people of diverse backgrounds, and she has developed a keen interest in immigration law as a result. Saemeh is passionate about social justice and human rights.

Saemeh has experience in partner visas, protection visas, work visas and AAT refusals.  Saemeh has advised clients on character matters under the Migration Act 1958 (Cth). Prior to her career as an immigration lawyer, Saemeh worked at the Department of Justice and Community Safety in the Executive Directors Office.

Saemeh has amassed the equivalent of three years of legal experience across organisations such as The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Southeast Centre Against Sexual Assault (Trainee Lawyer), Monash Law Clinics Clayton, Springvale Monash Legal Service, and some other commercial and boutique law firms. Saemeh has worked in various areas of the law including immigration law, family law, criminal law, and civil litigation. Saemeh is an experienced caseworker and has prepared briefs for barristers and assisted unrepresented litigants in the Dandenong Family Court. Saemeh has previously been a mentor with the Muslim Legal Network.

Saemeh is also fluent in Hazaragi and Dari.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology, The University of Melbourne (Transferred)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Human Rights and Politics, Monash University
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), Monash University
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Law, College of Law
  • Certificate of Legal Business Skills, College of Law
  • Admitted as a Lawyer of the Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Australian Practising Certificate

Expertise

  • Protection Visas
  • Partner Visas
  • Work Visas
  • AAT Refusals
  • Citizenship Applications
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Legal Research