With an increasing push to encourage migrants into regional areas of South Australia, the network is pleased to welcome Chioma Amaechi who is not only a migrant herself, but has established her own legal service and migration agency in the Riverland.
Read her story below:
Your name: Chioma Amaechi
Business name: CA Legal & Migration
Phone: 08 70787702
Address: 3 Drabsch Street Loxton SA.
What area do you serve? I offer a mobile service, and come to clients in Adelaide and surrounding regions. Skype appointments also available.
What does your business do? At CA Legal & Migration our goal is to deliver effective, efficient service; with integrity. We work for you and will engage with you to ensure that we resolve your legal and migration matter. Our fees are disclosed upfront to prevent any nasty surprises. At CA Legal & Migration, our aim is to ensure that our clients understand the service, know our costs and understand our language.
Our services include:
LEGAL: Family law (Divorce; property settlements, mediation, child custody) Contract/Commercial Law Wills, Power of Attorney, Advanced Care Directives, Guardianship orders, Estate disputes and probate applications), Testamentary Trusts.
MIGRATION: Visa eligibility assessments, Migration advice, Visa Application, Business sponsorship/nomination applications, Appeals to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and Federal Circuit Court. We provide Skype and WhatsApp consults for our overseas and interstate clients. Home/nursing home, office and after-hours appointments available by appointment.
How long have you been in business? I became a lawyer in 2000 in my country of birth, Nigeria, I studied law in and have been practicing in Australia since 2015, and started my business in July 2018 while working part-time.
Up to 5 dot points about your business journey
As well as above I worked in the Homelessness sector for 5 years – 2010 to 2015
I have a skill and diploma in financial planning which is relevant to my estate planning advice service.
Dual legal qualifications in both Australia and overseas.
Name two things you’ve learned from your business journey: How to market my skills and service to my clients. I’m still learning
The daily administrative tasks that come with running a business is different from actual legal practice.
Why did you join the Women in Business Network? To connect with and support with other regional women in business.To learn and have access to other business networks.