R Williams Legal
Registered Migration Agents | Intellectual Property | Family Law

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Our Team

 
 

managing Partner

Rob Williams

Rob leads our Australian office, based out of Melbourne, where he heads our Intellectual Property and Immigration practices. With 15 years' experience in intellectual property, Rob's experience extends beyond patent and trade mark prosecution and into strategic planning and IP management.  He also works with a wide range of international partners to create a truly global portfolio for clients.  For our immigration practice, with a team of three, Rob manages all parts of our full-service offering, from visa and citizenship filings to immigration litigation and refugee advocacy work.

Outside the IP and Immigration law world, Rob enjoys sport, and is an ex-international swimmer and rower.

 

Education

LL.M. - Intellectual Property
GradCert - Australian Migration Law
B.Sc. - Microbiology / Biochemistry

B.A. - International Relations
B.A.(Hons) - Psychology
M.Psych. - Sport Psychology

Migration Agent Registration Number:  1789911
Member Migration Institute of Australia - MIA Profile

 

 
 
 

Partner

Anthony Jacobs

Anthony is our partner in charge of Family Law, and is qualified to act in both Australia and Ireland.  With more than ten years' experience with family law issues, Anthony provides clients with a personalised service in this sensitive area.  Our office specialises in family-law areas particular to the LGBT community; Anthony is an expert in surrogacy and adoption law, and laws affecting sexually-diverse families.

Along with the firm as a whole, Anthony is a strong advocate of marriage equality in Australia, and works closely with state and national organisations to ensure equal treatment under family law for all clients.

 

Education

LL.B. - Laws
LL.M. - Jurisprudence

Ph.D. (in progress)
B.Sc.(Hons) - Electrical Engineering