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By: MK Law Barristers and Solicitors  20-Jul-2016
Keywords: Law Firm, Legal Advice, Work Visa

MK Law is a specialist immigration law firm helping individuals and businesses in migrant communities in New Zealand. The principal of the law firm, Michael Kim, brings his unique perspective as a former immigration officer into helping whoever is in need of his expertise. Been in both sides of the spectrum, Michael appreciates the daunting nature of an application process as a case officer on the one hand and as an immigration advocate on the other. His expertise will make your application process simpler and clearer. For Immigration New Zealand, this is how there are lesser boxes to tick from cases represented by MK Law. This is how he enjoys his good reputation amongst the immigration officers in Immigration New Zealand, not as their former colleague, who is still remembered as a Karaoke hero at a Christmas function. n New Zealand, your minimum employment rights are legally protected by law whether or not they are specified in your employment agreement. Examples are the minimum wage, holidays and leave entitlements. There are many other provisions that are simply matters for negotiation between you and your employer. For instance, hours of work, remuneration and redundancy provisions. Talk to us if you have been unfairly dismissed or disadvantaged at work. If you believe your employer has victimised you against your minimum employment rights or your employment agreement, we can help you pursue your claim with the Employment Relations Authority without compromising your immigration status in New Zealand. There is a strong policy against migrant exploitation in New Zealand. An employer who holds a resident Visa may be liable for deportation if he or she is found to have employed migrant workers to work in breach of the minimum employment rights. On the other end of the spectrum, we could also help employers resolve any employment issues at work to minimise business disruption and costs. Most employment disputes settle amongst the parties privately or through mediation which is often cost-effective and timely resolution. If you believe your business has been undermined by your employee could help to pursue your claim through the Employment Relations Authority and employment court if required. Facing a criminal charge (es) in court is very stressful and daunting experience whether you are guilty of the offence or not. Although charged with the same offence, every case is different with a unique set of fact arising from a different socio-economic and cultural context. This will be particularly the case if you come from a country where the moral codes and social value are vastly different to that of New Zealand. In order to achieve the best possible outcome in court, you must present your unique circumstances in which the offence allegedly occurred. At MK Law, we carefully examine the relevant facts and evidence before composing an informed theory of your case to be presented in court. Being an expert in immigration law, we will also consider the effect on your immigration status upon formalising a strategy to ensure that you are not subject to a deportation liability.

Keywords: Immigration Advice, Immigration Adviser, Immigration Law, Immigration Lawyer, Law Firm, Legal Advice, Licensed Immigration Adviser, New Zealand Immigration, Permanent Residency, Skilled Migrant, Student Visa, Visitor Visa, Work Permit, Work Visa

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