Kevin Ford

Senior Legal Counsel and Government Liaison
Senior Solicitor & Registered Migration Agent
MARN: 0958514

Kevin is widely experienced solicitor, with a fascinating background in senior management roles in the public sector. Admitted as a solicitor in NSW in 1973, Kevin was a chief solicitor for the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority for 13 years.

Kevin now specialises in Protection Visas and is regularly deployed to Manus Island to be an onsite Senior Team Leader and has participated in numerous task forces to Christmas Island, Curtin and Wickham Point Immigration Detention Centre.

When based in Sydney, Kevin provides valuable pro-bono assistance to people who have been waiting for many years for the assessment of their protection claims. Kevin also prepares and lodges applications for TPV and SHEV applicants in NSW and interstate under the Fast Track process, including highly vulnerable clients identified by the Commonwealth under its PAIS program.

As part of his client representation, Kevin has attended Departmental interviews, drafted review submissions, represented clients at numerous hearings at the Refugee Review Tribunal and Administrative Appeals Tribunal and is a great mentor to legal professionals young and old.