Cherie Wright

Special Counsel, Fragomen

Area of expertise

Employer sponsored, student general skilled, distinguished talent, business and family migration. Resident Return visa and Citizenship. Specialist advice regarding compliance, health and character issues.


Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice (2001), University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Arts (2000) University of Technology, Sydney , Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (2000), University of Technology, Sydney, Accredited Specialist - Immigration Law, Law Society of NSW, Notary Public, NSW.

About Cherie

Cherie is an Accredited Immigration Law Specialist and has practiced exclusively in immigration law since 2000. She is the current co-chair of the Law Society of NSW's Specialist Immigration Law Advisory Committee and has extensive experience advising corporations as well as private clients across a full range of Australian visas, with specific expertise in advising skilled migrants and high net worth individuals.

Cherie also provides specialist advice where complex character and health issues arise and has broad experience across a range of temporary skilled and permanent skilled visas, as well as family migration and Australian Citizenship matters.

Cherie is also the Manager of Fragomen's Centre for International Employment and Migration (CENTIEM) where she regularly runs Workforce Migration Training workshops for Human Resource professionals.

Cherie has been recognised by Best Lawyers since 2017, and in 2020 was listed as “Lawyer of the Year,” Immigration Law - Sydney