Our People

Ned Burke

BCL (National University of Ireland)

Ned is a lawyer with over 20 years experience in immigration and employment law in New Zealand and Europe. Ned has extensive experience in all areas of immigration and refugee law from simple applications for work visas through to appearing in the New Zealand High Court seeking judicial review of decisions affecting his clients. He specializes in urgent immigration and deportation issues as well as business and investor visas. He is also a member of the charitable organisation Lawyers without Borders which specialises in pro bono access to justice initiatives. Contact Ned on ned@accessnz.com

Doris Schoeller

MA (University of Vienna)

Doris is a licensed Immigration Adviser (Licence No 201401360) and also head of European Marketing with particular emphasis on Austria and Germany. Doris is based in  Tauranga as well as Vienna for some months of the year from where she organises conferences, seminars and client meetings throughout Northern Europe.  She specializes in work and family category visas as well as residence applications. With a university degree in translation, she speaks English, German and Portuguese. Contact Doris on doris@accessnz.com

Iryna Stewart

Iryna is a Licensed Immigration Adviser (Licence No 201300760). She is responsible for the Russian market at Access NZ. Originally from Russia and with a previous career in education and interpreting, she came to New Zealand in 2002. She has strong ties with the Tauranga multicultural society. Being fluent in Russian, she has expertise in most visa types but specializes in partnership and business investor visa applications from the Russian market. Contact Iryna on info@accessnz.com

Susanna Lin

Legal & Marketing Assistant

Susanna has recently joined the team after completing her legal executive diploma, while she enjoys the variety of work that her role as legal and marketing assistant provides, she also runs her own portrait photography business and she speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.  Contact Susanna on info@accessnz.com