Lawyer practicing immigration and refugee law

Accepts Legal Aid – on the Refugee and Refugee Appellate Panels

For New Clients

  • Please send me an email or a text message/Viber/WhatsApp (647-491-7148) with your name and details about the case
  • If you are on social assistance or have a Legal Aid Certificate, please send a copy ahead of the meeting
  • Otherwise, there is an initial consultation fee of $400, including HST and disbursements – if you choose to retain me, this amount will be put towards the retainer total

Areas of Experience Include:

  • Refugee claims
    • Initial claims
    • Rehearings of claims
    • Defending applications for vacation or cessation (loss of refugee status)
  • Refugee Appeals at the RAD
  • Immigration Appeals at the IAD
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution and full hearings
    • Misrepresentation allegations
    • Sponsorship appeals
      • Allegations of marriage fraud
      • Income and support issues
    • Residence appeals
    • Criminal inadmissibility
  • Family sponsorship
    • Inside Canada and overseas
    • Spouses, common-law and conjugal partners
    • Children and adopted children
    • Parents and grandparents
    • Other relatives
  • Immigration Division hearings
    • Detention reviews
    • Allegations of criminal inadmissibility
    • Allegations of security issues (organized criminality, membership in an organization, etc)
  • Pre-removal risk assessments
  • Danger opinions
  • Challenging refusals of any kind of application at Federal Court
  • Motions to stay removal
  • Humanitarian and compassionate applications (H&Cs)
    • Inside Canada and overseas
  • Temporary resident applications
    • Student visas/permits
    • Visitor’s visas
    • Parent/grandparent SUPERvisas
    • Extensions
  • Overcoming inadmissibility
    • Temporary resident permits (Minister’s permits)
    • Rehabilitation and deemed rehabilitation