Mahi works as an immigration lawyer for Cottrell Law. The firm works exclusively in providing immigration expertise to people who wish to visit, study, or stay permanently in New Zealand. Cottrell Law works with related businesses that provide translation, verification, and recruitment services.
Mahi has her own company, NZeducateme. The company provides placements services for people wishing to study in New Zealand and a range of complimentary services from CV and interview coaching through to internship placements.
Her team of seven staff represent New Zealand’s largest international education markets – China, India, and Sri Lanka. Mahi has recently hired her own immigration adviser. She intends to expand the services the company offers by offering prospective clients staff who can communicate with them in their own language and with the assurance that they are dealing with a business that is New Zealand owned, operated and accountable.
Her experiences in the international education space have identified a significant number of opportunities and challenges for New Zealand.