Rebecca Thomson

Rebecca Thomson

Principal Lawyer, Asia-Pacific Regional Coordinator, Migration Services

Migration Services


Rebecca combines her postgraduate qualifications in law and business management, with her legal advocacy skills and experience to provide dedicated immigration and advisory services to a wide range of clients in all aspects of corporate immigration and related matters.

Providing expert visa and related services, Rebecca achieves exceptional results and business solutions to meet global mobility, risk management and compliance and related requirements.

Rebecca works extensively with senior HR personnel, Boards and Directors to align talent and risk strategies and achieve outstanding, effective and timely advice and business solutions.


  • Employer-sponsored temporary and permanent entry visas
  • Corporate governance, due diligence and regulatory compliance
  • Complex Matters involving health and character issues
  • Skilled migration
  • Visa cancellations
  • Citizenship
  • International education
  • Federal Court applications
  • Ministerial submissions


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Graduate Certificate of Australian Migration Law and Practice
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Laws (Juris Doctor)
  • Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria
  • Member, Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member, Law Council of Australia
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Accredited Mental Health First Aider (MHFAider)



  • Member of Law Institute of Victoria
  • Member of the Law Council of Australia

Office of the Migration Agents Registration Authority

  • Australian legal practitioner number (LPN) 5510299

BDO Migration Legal Services, Registered Migration Agents act in accordance with the Australian Migration Agents Code of Conduct. Please refer to the Migration Agent Registration Authority’s website for a copy of the code:

BDO cares about its people. In my time at BDO I have been delighted to participate in initiatives that provide opportunities for both women and parents to achieve their individual potential. I enjoy being part of an organisation which lifts people up and provides genuine support at all stages of their career and personal life.