Immigration law firm in Hamilton, serving clients all over New Zealand and abroad

Space now available for new clients. Contact us to get started.

What we do

•  Consult with individuals and families to develop a tailor-made immigration plan
•  Work directly with businesses to make employing overseas talent as smooth as possible
•  Apply for the best possible visas on behalf of individuals (e.g. skilled migrant category residence visas, work visas, student visas, visitors visas, etc.)
•  Assist with New Zealand citizenship
•  Make appeals to the Immigration & Protection Tribunal
•  Provide general immigration advice

We put your interests first and provide legal advice that is specific to your circumstances.
We understand the difficulties and stresses of moving to a new country. We’re here to help.

Principal lawyer, Co-founder

Sushan McDowall LL.M (Hons) LL.B is an experienced immigration lawyer, having specialised in this area for most of her career. She has helped countless individuals and families get the most appropriate visas for their wide-ranging situations and circumstances, and provides a clear pathway for clients through the complexities of New Zealand’s immigration law.


Dr James McDowall MRSNZ is an experienced entrepreneur, business adviser, and educator. Upon request, he can provide clients with insights into doing business in New Zealand, cultural differences, and advise on certain regulatory topics. For any operational matters regarding this firm, please contact James.

Additional Consultants

We are also assisted by a number of translators/interpreters, associates, administration staff, and other lawyers on a case by case basis. Rest assured that we have the capacity to manage your immigration case in a timely and professional manner.