A migration lawyer is more commonly known as the migration agent even though he performs the same tasks an immigration lawyer but even then, there is some vital differences. Many people ask this question that if both of these individuals perform the same job then who should they hire for it. Although, another question that comes in mind is that even if there is a need to hire either migration agent or an immigration lawyer. The answer to this question is that yes you certainly need to hire a lawyer when you have decided to migrate. The process of migration is very daunting. This is very costly and it requires a wise assistance to get through this phase soundly.
There are actually three categories of people that can provide you help in your migration. The first category is of the individuals who calls themselves registered migration agents. This agent works by the law of the Australian government and helps his client to get through the visa procedure. It is necessary for the registered migration agent to have knowledge of the state laws and procedure and all the legislations considering which he helps his client. Although, by the law of Australia, only a migration agent who is registered can provide guidance and advice to their client. If an agent who is not registered under the office of migrations agents provides an advice or helps some client in migration procedures then this is considered as criminal offense by the law of the states. Such agents fall in the second category who cannot provide the migration assistance unless they are not registered.
Then there comes the immigration lawyer Melbourne, actually these are lawyers by vocation but they have also registered themselves as the migration agents. The benefit of having both of these registrations is that a lawyer who is a migration agent as well can provide the guidance and advice about either the legal migration assistance or the migration assistance or both. It is quite beneficial to hire such lawyer because it can do all the tasks of related of migration. These tasks include the documents preparation and he can also go to court on your behalf and can even represent you in front of the tribunal. Along with these, this lawyer is always present to give advice to their clients related to any migration procedure. If the lawyer that you hire represent a larger company then he must have influences over many strong people and using these relations he could certainly give you many benefit even without any cost.