Jackson is an Australian immigration lawyer and Partner at Hammond Taylor, a boutique specialist immigration firm.
Jackson’s work in immigration law focuses on providing advice to employers on all aspects of Australian migration law. Jackson is particularly interested in the confluence of immigration and employment law and how government policy shapes the experiences of temporary migrants in the workplace. He is also interested in policy reform in business and skilled migration, using academic research to improve migration outcomes, and employer compliance.
Jackson has spoken at national and state conferences on employer sponsored migration and is cited regularly in the media on migration matters. He has also made numerous submissions to government and parliamentary inquiries into the effectiveness of the Australian migration system and previously lectured at the Australian Catholic University on immigration law.
Jackson is currently a member of the Law Institute of Victoria Migration Law Committee, a past member of the Migration Institute of Australia (MIA) Victoria and Tasmania State Committee, and Associate Fellow of the MIA. He holds a Juris Doctor (LLM), Masters of Workplace and Employment Law from Monash University, and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Melbourne University. He was admitted to the Tasmanian Supreme Court in 2015.