Arathi Tekkam
Arathi Tekkam
Arathi Tekkam SeniorMgr-Immigration Services

Arathi Tekkam

SeniorMgr-Immigration Services

About Arathi

Arathi is an experienced Immigration Agent with more than ten years' experience specialising in corporate migration and related areas. Her current focus is Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) (Subclass 188) and (Permanent) (Subclass 888) visas and she also advises on applications for subclass 457 visas, business sponsorship and permanent residence.

Arathi has been appointed as the sole Australian member of the 2016 Licensed Adviser Reference Group by the Immigration Advisers Authority of New Zealand. This group contributes to the industry by raising and discussing issues with the Registrar.

What she does
Arathi identifies which visas best meet the needs of organisations seeking to employ skilled migrants, in temporary or permanent assignments. She also advises on sponsorship issues and works with sponsored employees to obtain relevant registrations and licences. She is also experienced at obtaining immigration waivers for highly experienced employees due to exceptional circumstances and guiding individuals through the application process for permanent residence and Australian citizenship.
Who she works with
Arathi works mostly with Australian and international companies in the aviation, construction, financial services, insurance, mining, pharmaceutical, software and telecommunication sectors.
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Life before Sparkes
Before joining Sparke Helmore in 2013, Arathi worked at Ernst & Young in the Global Immigration Services Group and before that she was a senior immigration consultant for Fragomen.
Life outside of Sparkes
Arathi is kept busy by her two children and keeps fit by playing her favourite sport: basketball. She's a keen traveller and loves taking her family away on short breaks.
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Arathi Tekkam
t: +61 2 9260 2401
m: +61 404 567 935
o: Sydney
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