Managing Partner

Alan Chanesman

A foremost immigration law adviser and profession commentator, Alan Chanesman is founder and Managing Partner of Chanesman Partners.

Alan remains today without question the migration industry’s most accomplished and knowledgeable Labour Agreement industry mastermind in this very specialist field, most often engaged by lawyers and registered migration professionals to assist as an external Labour Agreement expert.

Acknowledged one of Australia’s leading industry authorities of the economic aspect of the Australian Migration Program and its bearing on the broader marketplace, Alan is always in demand as an insightful presenter, a leading media commentator and law educator with particular focus on the labour market, government policy settings, migration employee agreements and specialist frameworks concerning business and worker engagement.

Highly respected for his pragmatic approach, Alan is actively involved in the preparation and presentation of strategic issue papers, propositions and consultations through his involvement on various industry ‘reference groups’ and ‘think-tanks’.

MARN: 0429221
Alan Chanesman

Migration Law Practitioner (FMIA)

Lisa Chanesman

Appointed by the Federal Government as a member of the ‘Migration Advice Industry Advisory Group’.

Lisa is considered a leading migration law practitioner and Fellow of the Migration Institute of Australia (FMIA). Lisa holds a Masters of Migration Law and Practice and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education, and is recognised by the industry and academia as a leading expert and educator on migration legislation and policy.

Lisa convened and lectured into the Australian National University’s Graduate Certificate in Migration Law program from 2009 to 2016, then was head-hunted to develop and implement the Graduate Diploma in Migration Law program for the Australian Catholic University.  This was ACU’s first online graduate law program.

An extremely competent Labour Agreement, GTES and GTI program specialist, migration professionals, organisations and individuals continually seek advice and representation from Lisa in her speciality area of migration law.

In addition, due to her well-regarded knowledge, Lisa is an experienced and accomplished CPD presenter and member of various key reference groups, industry ‘think tanks’ and regularly provides assistance to fellow migration law practitioners concerning her Labour Agreement expertise.

MARN: 0786010
Lisa Chanesman