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Vancouver-Canada Immigration Lawyers Directory

How do you find a lawyer to handle your immigration case in western Canada's largest city?  How do you decide which one to use?  What is the difference between a immigration lawyer / a immigration consultant / a relocation specialist?

For help with your:  Independent Skilled Worker Applications | Intracompany transfer work permits | Temporary NAFTA work permit | deciding on Investor vs Entrepreneur Category | Appeal of Immigration Refugee Board decision | Family Sponsorship | Student study permit | etc. consider the lawyers listed below.

Canada Immigration Law as a Preferred Area of Practice in British Columbia

The Law Society of BC guidelines on advertising state that lawyers can indicate "preferred area of practicee.g. Immigration Law if they have in the previous 3 years have spent at least 20% of their time practicing in a particular area of law. 

Vancouver's Canada Immigration Lawyers

Lowe & Co. CLICK TO  CanadaVisaLaw.com  - photos of  immgration lawyers Jeffrey Lowe, Robert Y. C. Leong and Leticia Siu

LOWE and COMPANY

Immigration & Business Lawyers

#900 - 777 West Broadway
Vancouver, BC,  V5Z 4J7
Canada

Tel:  604 875-9338
Website: CanadaVisaLaw.com
Website for Work Permits CanadaTradeJobs.com

Lowe & Co. lawyers and staff speak: English, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Cantonese, Chinese Teo Chiu and Japanese.  They have served clients from over 65 countries over the past 25 years.

Email:  info@canadavisalaw.com


加拿大移民律師 / 加拿大移民律师


Mona Chan, LLB, Barrister & Solicitor

Mona Chan, LLB - Canada Immigration Services in Mandarin Cantonese  English

MONA CHAN, LLB
Canada Immigration Lawyer


Mona has worked with Citizenship & Immigration Canada in Beijing and Vancouver.  She has studied law at universities in China and Canada.  She has experience in technology development with multinational companies as well as worked with many small business entrepreneurs.  This experience serves her in work with individuals, families and business immigration clients for:

  • Canada Immigration Applications and Permits
  • Tribunal reviews of Application Refusal(s)
  • Appeals to Federal Court

Mona speaks / writes fluent English & Chinese Mandarin & Chinese Cantonese Dialects

英 语 · 中 文 · 普 通 话 · 廣 東 話

MONA CHAN, LLB,
Law and Associates Law Corp.


Suite 1700, Box 12148 - Nelson Square
808 Nelson Street
Vancouver, BC,  Canada   V6Z 2H2

Phone:    604-682-6868
Email:      MonaChan@lawandassociates.ca
Website:  LawAndAssociates.ca


Spanish & Tagalog speaking Attorney in Philippines & Lawyer in B.C.



Vicente Asuncion, Jr. Canada Immigration & Business Lawyer  fluent in Spanish / Tagalog / English ASUNCION,
Vicente V., Jr.

B.C. Barrister & Solicitor
Philippines Attorney & Counsellor at law

see also:
Philippine Consulate General, Vancouver
vancouverpcg.net/pcg



B U S I N E S S  &  I N V E S T O R  I M M I G R A T I O N
for
C A N A D A   &  U. S. A.

Vanncouver BC Bussiness Immigration Lawyers  who also handle USA Immigration  Services through Saba Naqvi who is a practising Attoreny at Law, with the California State Bar


CANADA IMMIGRATION SERVICES

  • Intracompany transferee applications,
  • British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) applications,
  • Immigrant investor cases for permanent residence in Canada
  • Applications for permanent residence in business, Immigrant categories
  • Applications for skilled workers under Federal and provincially based Immigration Programs,
  • applications for Canadian Citizenship.

Bruce Harwood,
BA MA LLB 

Barrister & Solicitor
B.C. Canada
(former
Government of Canada,
Immigration Lawyer)

BOUGHTON LAW CORP.
700 - 595 Burrard St.
Vancouver BC
Canada
Phone:  604-687-6789 Contact Bruce Harwood at BoughtonLaw.com

U.S.A.
IMMIGRATION
SERVICES

  • The E-2 treaty nonimmigrant investor visa
  • The EB-5 immigrant investor visa.
  • NAFTA based applications including TN status
  • Green Card status in the United States
  • Spousal sponsorships and citizenship matters
  • Cross border inadmissibility issues including U.S. waivers, applications for criminal rehabilitation and temporary resident permits.
  • Washington State & California clients


Saba Z. Naqvi, 
BA JD 

* fluent in English, Hindi & Urdu
Barrister & Solicitor
B.C. Canada  &
Attorney at Law
California,
U.S.A. Immigration
BOUGHTON LAW CORP.
700 - 595 Burrard St.
Vancouver BC
Canada
Phone:  604-687-6789
Contact Saba Naqvi at boughtonlaw.com

See also: her additional
Profile: www.lawyersworld.org


U.S. Counsulate Offices in Vancouver, BC

www.consular.canada.usembassy.gov/vancouver.asp



Robert  Yung Chang Leong, Singapore and  Vancouver BC practising lawyer

Robert Yung Chang Leong, LLB Trained initially in the U.K., called to the bar in Singapore where he practised for 15 years and called to the Bar in BC, Vancouver. Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese and English he practices as part of the
Lowe and Company Business immigration team at
#900 - 777 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
CanadaVisaLaw.com
His profile including his Singapore work can be seen at CanadaImmigration.asia . singapore


Jane Rukaria,  immigration & refugee lawyer fluent in Swahili and called to bar in BC and Kenya

RUKARIA, Jane Gatwiri
Barrister and Solicitor

Jane Rukaria's main area of practice is full service immigration applications and refugee protection law .


  • Law degree from the University of Nairobi and was called to the Bar of Kenya in 1993.
  • Continue to be a partner in law firm I founded in 1993 in Mombasa, Kenya
  • Called to Bar in BC, 2004
  • Fluent in both English and Swahili

Jane G. Rukaria, Barrister & Solicitor
205 - 3256 Cambie Street
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2W4

Phone:  604.708.5977
Web site: www.rukaria.com/immigration
Email:  jane@rukaria.com



German & French Speaking Lawyer:  Attorney in Germany & Lawyer in B.C.


Monika Sievers-Redekop, German Attorney and BC Canada Barrister and Solicitor, practices  immigration law from main office in downtown Vancouver, BC CLICK FOR MORE INFO

Monika Sievers-Redekop, LLB LLM, Metro Vancouver, Canada and Hamburg, Germany Immigration Attorney

Monika Sievers-Redekop Barrister & Solicitor * Deutschland * Rechtsanwaeltin (OLG Hamburg)

Monika Sievers-Redekop LL.M. ist seit 1995 zugelassene Rechtsanwaeltin beim Oberlandesgericht Hamburg und seit 2000 zugelassene Rechtsanwaeltin in Britisch Kolumbien.

Seit 2000 praktiziert sie ausschliesslich kanadisches Einwanderungsrecht und assistiert bei Bedarf in rechtsuebergreifenden Angelegenheiten in Zusammenarbeit mit der Kanzlei in Hamburg.

More Information in German



Polish Lawyer:  prawników imigracyjnych kanada



Andrew Wlodyka, Canada Immigration Appeals - Litigation lawyer

WLODYKA, Andrew

"Andrew ... handles Appeals at all divisions of the immigration and Refugee Board, the Federal Court of Canada, and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada.
He represents individuals and corporations in all aspects of Canadian immigration, including independent, family and business immigration, Work and Student Permits and Visitor visas...."


WLODYKA MacDONALD TENG barristers & solicitors
509 - 1755 West Broadway ,
Vancouver, BC, V6J  4S5,   Canada
Phone:  604 569-1833  


  • HYNDMAN, Kyle C.
    see McCrea & Associates below

  • ING, Kenneth Kai Chuen
    Lawyer practicing - Canada Immigration Law
    Kenneth Ing Law Corporation
    Vancouver, BC V6M 2J6
    604 263-9117

  • Kischer, Rudolf J.
    Lawyer practicing - Canada Immigration Law
    Maynard Kischer Stojicevic
    500 - 1168 Hamilton Street
    Vancouver, BC   V6B 2S2
    Phone:  604-632-0188
    [Update: address & firm 2006.08.21]

  • Kurland, Richard
    Canada Immigration & Citizenship Law
    Kurland, Tobe
    950 - 1111 Melville Street
    Vancouver, BC   V6E 3V6
    604 669-0838
    www.canimmigrate.com
    see also: Montreal Immigration Lawyers Directory

  • LEE, David E.H.
    *retired - update 2008

  • LEE, Elizabeth E.S.
    *retired - update 2008



Business Immigration · Investor Immigrants · Entrepreneurs · B.C. Provincial Nominee Program · Canada Immigration Business Lawyers


Lowe & Co. Immigration lawyers from Vancouver, and Notary Vivien Lee, originally fr. Singapore who is also a Certified Canada Immigration Consultant with Rita Cheng, fr. Hong Kong, China) and  Immigration support staff from Japan et al, in team

Visit the www.CanadaVisaLaw.ca website of LOWE & COMPANY, who's team brings over 25 years of experience in working with over 65 countries immigrants




  • MAYNARD, Gordon H.
    Lawyer practicing - Canada Immigration Law
    Maynard Kischer Stojicevic, Immigration & Citizenship Lawyers
    500 - 1168 Hamilton Street
    Vancouver, BC  V6B 2S2  Canada
    Phone:  (604) 632-0188
    [updated 2006.08.21]

  • McCREA, Dennis G.
    Lawyer practicing - Canada Immigration Law
    McCrea and Associates Immigration & Citizenship Lawyers
    1012 Beach Ave
    Vancouver
    Tel: 604 662-8200

  • RANKIN, Phillip C.
    Lawyer practicing - Canada Immigration Law
    Rankin and Bond
    2nd Flr 157 Alexander Street
    Vancouver, BC V6A 1B8
    Tel: 604 682-3621




German Speaking Lawyers in Vancouver
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  • SIEVERS-REDEKOP, Monika

    German-Canadian Immigration lawyer, admitted in both Germany and Canada to practice law (in Germany since 1995 in BC since 2000).

    Monika Sievers-Redekop
    Barrister & Solicitor
    * Deutschland *
       Rechtsanwaeltin (OLG Hamburg)
    * Canada *
       1500-701 West Georgia Street
       Vancouver, B.C. V7Y 1C6

    Email:  mredekop@npn1.com
    Tel:   604.220.0618



  • SCHRACK, Antya Barrister and Solicitor
    Preferred Area of Practice: Canada Immigration Law
    Languages:  Antya Schrack is fluent in verbal and written German (i.e. Deutsche)
    116 -- 970 Burrard Street
    Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R4
    604-682-2078 (voice)


see also:  Deutsches Generalkonsulat Vancouver / The German Consulate General Vancouver

Flag of Gemany
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Suite 704 - World Trade Center
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
Canada

Consular district: 
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, North-West Territories and Yukon Territory

Opening hours:
The consular section (passport and visa applications as well as other legal matters) is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - noon.
Working hours of the Consulate are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., except on holidays (follow link below).
Phone:  604 684-8377
Email:  
Website:  www.vancouver.diplo.de


  • SOHN, Joshua B.
    Lawyer practicing - Canada Immigration Law
    6th Floor, 609 W. Hastings Street
    P.O. Box 26
    Vancouver, BC V6B 4W4
    Tel: 604 662-7404

  • See MONIKA SEIVERS-REDEKOP
    listing on this directory, she is a BC Canada Immigration Lawyer who is also called to the Hamburg Germany Bar, and is fluent in both German and French.

    French Language Area of Government of Canada Immigration Web site
    "Gouvernement du Canada, Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada, Direction générale des communications

    "Source officielle de renseignements sur l’immigration et la citoyenneté du Canada" [quote from www.cic.gc.ca/francais/index.html 2005.01.23]

    [update 2009.02.10]

Burnaby Lawyers with Canada Immigration Law as Preferred Area of Practice

  • CHAN, Lu
    Lu Chan, Barrister & Solicitor
    1029 - 4710 Kingsway
    Burnaby, BC V5H 4M2
    Tel:  604 430-1016
    [nb update change of suite no. in 2006 ...080301]


Richmond Lawyer with Canada Immigration Law as Preferred Area of Practice

  • LI, Peter S. K.
    Peter Li & Company
    110 - 4400 Hazelbridge Way
    Richmond, BC V6X 3R8
    Tel: 604 273-6308

Canada Work Permits aka Visas assistance for companies recruiting foreign skilled trades / technical  workers  and  jobs needing recuiitment help in BC and Albertas booming construction and oil sands / minining  industries CLICK FOR MORE INFO RE WORK PERMITS


We suggest you interview several law firms in advance of making a choice -- it can be a very expensive decision in both time, money and of course consequences.


Web site Disclaimer

This site lists lawyers with areas of practice including Canada Citizenship and Immigration / Refugee Law - we advise you to verify if the lawyer is still maintaining their membership with the Law Society of BC by going to www.lawsociety.bc.ca as lawyers move or change areas of specialization over time.

The intent of this web-site is to provide "starting points" for people looking for sources of legal information and specialists.  Information on this web site is not to be seen as legal advice -- for that you directly consult a lawyer. 

This site is not endorsed by web sites to which it provides links to, unless otherwise noted, where a particular lawyer has volunteered to become a content contributor.

Credits
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Errors or Omissions

If any lawyer-firm notes that we have made an error or omission in our mention of them on this web site, please send us email with the appropriate information. 

 

Things to consider when selecting a lawyer practicing immigration law


· Background factors on-line & off-line things to consider including client testimonials in your selection process


· Lawyers' Fluent in Languages for ESL Clients:
Mandarin Chinese  加拿大移民律师  ·  FrenchFlag of France, Monika Sievers learned European French while  a German resident  ·  German-DeutschFlag of Gemany  ·  आव्रजन वकील  ·  Polish: prawników imigracyjnych kanada  ·  Tagalog & Spanish



Mona Chan, LLB - Canada Immigration Services in Mandarin Cantonese  English - CLICK FOR MORE INFO
 加拿大移民律师
Mandarin Chinese
& English

Monika Sievers-Redekop * Deutschland * Rechtsanwaeltin (OLG  Hamburg)
Fluent in Deutsch, Français
& English

Flag of Germany DeutchlandFlag of France, Monika Sievers learned European French while  a German resident

Canada & USA Business Immigration lawyers Bruce Harwood and Saba Naqvi (California Attorney) - CLICK FOR MORE INFO
Fluent in English, Hindi, आव्रजन वकील Urdu



Twenty Questions to Ask - Before You Hire a Lawyer

An excellent Checklist for someone to use in selecting a lawyer, has been prepared by the publishers of www.lawyers-bc.com/tips.htm.  You will find these guidelines useful for not just Immigration Lawyers but other types of lawyers also.

Immigration Canada - Government Reference Info on the Web

Canada Immigration Updates



Business-Companies and/or Skilled Foreign Trades People Wanting Help with Canada's Work Permits - go Business Immigrant Classification for Canada Immigration Services from Lowe & Company in Vancouver Click to CanadaVisaLaw.com

Lowe & Co. CLICK TO  CanadaVisaLaw.com  - photos of  immgration lawyers Jeffrey Lowe, Robert Leong and Leticia Siu

Canadian Lawyers - Exemplars of Practice Profiles

Jeffrey Lowe, Business-Immigration BC Alberta services  www.candavisalaw.com

Jeffery S. Lowe, Canada Immigration & Business Lawyer, Vancouver BC

Jeffery S. Lowe heads the Business Immigrant Team and the Global HR Team of Lowe & Company.  This firm has helped individuals and businesses in over 65 countries immigrate, do business and handle their intracompany transfer needs e.g. through NAFTA work permits and visas to Canada.

The Company's Business Immigration Team has brought many Business Immigrants [using the Immigrant Investor & Immigrant Entrepreneur classes] to Canada from Asia, North America, and the Middle East. 

The Company's Global HR Team assists Canadian and Multinational companies to bring in foreign workers and executive transferees to Canada [using Temporary Work Permits e.g. through international NAFTA and GATT provisions for intracompany transfers]

Professional Courses and Papers

Jeffrey has taught courses on Canada's Immigration Law to lawyers, Canada immigration officials, and Immigration consultants, both in Canada and abroad, since 1990. These have included:

  • Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch Advisory Committee Member, on B.C.'s Provincial Nominee Program to the B.C. Government's program and services: 2008-2009
  • Public / Panel speaker at Canadian Bar Association Conferences 2005-2009 on topics such as the Canadian Work Permits for Skilled Trades - and - Business Immigration Services, conferences occured in such places as: Calgary, Alberta; Toronto and , Niagra on the Lake, Ontario; and Whistler, BC
  • Public Speaker at Vancouver Board of Trade meeting on Canada's immigration services and its impact on business development needs [circa 2006]
  • Overview of Canadian Investor Immigrant Program: Washington State Bar Association: 1990
  • Canada Business Immigration Law: B.C. Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1994
  • Canada Business Immigration from the People's Republic of China: BC Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1994
  • Canada Business Immigration for non-Immigration Lawyers: BC Continuing Legal Education Seminar, 1998
  • Canada Investor Immigration Update: Immigration Lawyers Subsection, Canadian Bar Association, 1998
  • Proposed Immigration Regulations Change Provisions For Foreign Religious and Charitable Workers: Canadian Council of Christian Charities, April 2002

Visit www.canadavisalaw.com for a wealth of information about Canada's Citizenship and Immigration programs.

V.Lee, Certified Canada Immigration Consultant  and Notary Public  works with Lowe

Jeffery and his team of lawyers, notaries and relocation specialists are fluent in:  English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Teo Chiu Chinese.

Jeffrey S. Lowe
barrister & solicitor, B.Comm., LLB
Lowe and Company
#900 - 777 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J7
Canada
phone: (604) 875-9338  fax: (604) 875-1325
e-mail: info@canadavisalaw.com
web-site: CanadaVisaLaw.com

Canada Work Permits aka Visas assistance for companies recruiting foreign skilled trades / technical  workers  and  jobs needing recuiitment help in BC and Albertas booming construction and oil sands / minining  industries






see also:  Deutsches Generalkonsulat Vancouver / The German Consulate General Vancouver

Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
Suite 704 - World Trade Center
999 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3E1
Canada

Consular district: 
British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, North-West Territories and Yukon Territory



German Speaking Lawyers in Vancouver
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Monika Sievers-Redekop, Attorney at Law, Hamburg Germany and Barrister & Solicitor Vancouver BC


MONIKA SIEVERS-REDEKOP, LL.M.

German-Canadian Immigration lawyer, admitted in both Germany and Canada to practice law
(in Hamburg, Germany since 1995 - in B.C. Canada since 2000 - note Monika is also fluent in fluent in European French Français).

Monika Sievers-Redekop
Barrister & Solicitor
* Deutschland * Rechtsanwaeltin (OLG Hamburg)

Monika Sievers-Redekop LL.M. ist seit 1995 zugelassene Rechtsanwaeltin beim Oberlandesgericht Hamburg und seit 2000 zugelassene Rechtsanwaeltin in Britisch Kolumbien.

Seit 2000 praktiziert sie ausschliesslich kanadisches Einwanderungsrecht und assistiert bei Bedarf in rechtsuebergreifenden Angelegenheiten in Zusammenarbeit mit der Kanzlei in Hamburg.

Die Schwerpunkte ihrer Kanzlei in Vancouver liegen in der

  • Einwanderungsrechtsberatung fuer Privatpersonen und Unternehmen,
  • dem Erwerb von Arbeitsgenehmigungen mit oder ohne anschliessender Einwanderungsoption,
  • Aufrechterhaltung des Status als Permanent Resident,
  • Staatsangehrigkeitserwerb - und Verlust,
  • doppelte Staatsangehoerigkeit und Beibehaltungsgenehmigungen, und
  • dem Familienzuzug (Sponsorship).

Wir beraten Mandanten zu allen Fragen des Erwerb einer Arbeitserlaubnis in Kanada sowie der Einwanderung als Skilled Worker mit oder ohne Arbeitsangebot, als Geschaeftsmann, als Investor oder beim Familien- Sponsorship einschliesslich der Provinzprogramme, die eine Einwanderung ermoeglichen.

Selbstverstaendlich assistieren wir beim Erwerb der kanadischen Staatsangehörigkeit und der doppelten Staatsangehörigkeit und dem Erhalt der Permanent Resident Karte.

MONIKA SIEVERS-REDEKOP, LL.B., LL.M.

Canada Immigration Lawyer
   1500-701 West Georgia Street
   Vancouver, B.C. V7Y 1C6

Email:  mredekop@npn1.com
Tel:   604.220.0618

Web:   www.EinwanderungKanada.com

Web (English):  www.redekopimmigrationlaw.com

see also english.hamburg.de Hamburg Germany site in English


Multi-Lingual Realtors in Vancouver & Victoria, BC

A immigration "relocation consultant" that many people depend on is their realtor.

Looking for experienced Vancouver realtors who speaks English / Chinese Cantonese / Chinese Mandarin consider realtors Arthur Gee & Rosy Yung.

see some of their work at SellsYourHome.com and Metrotown.info Vancouver Real Estate

Looking for a Victoria realtor who speaks English / Chinese Cantonese / Chiu Chow / Chinese Mandarin consider MLS award winning realtor Lucy Richardson, with Re/Max Camosun
see her web site at LucyRichardson.com or
see the Victoria Real Estate area of Metrotown.info


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GTA TORONTO CANADA IMMIGRATION & APPEALS LAWYER
Jerimiah Eastman, BA LLB

TheImmigrater.com


CLICK TO Jeremiah Eastman, lawyer for Canada Immigration and AntiTerrorism Law - 	 litigation lawyer for Canada Immigration Cases  APPEALS,  experienced with tribunals, Federal and Supreme Court  immigration review/appeals

JEREMIAH EASTMAN,  BA LLB

Canada Immigration Applications, Advocacy, Appeals & Litigation Lawyer

He joined a mid-size law firm in the GTA with 11 years experience as litigation counsel for the Department of Justice Canada, Immigration Law Section in Toronto where his client was the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.  In 2008 he opened his own law corporation in Brampton.

Called to the Ontario Bar in 1995 - he has appeared before all levels of Federal & Ontario courts, as well as various tribunals of the Immigration & Refugee Board of Canada.

He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Immigration Law Section, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

His practice covers both Canadian and U.S. immigration law.

JEREMIAH EASTMAN
Eastman Law Office
Professional Corporation
10 Gillingham Drive, Suite 215
Brampton, Ontario
L6X 5A5, Canada
Tel:  905-451-1550
Fax:  905-451-1104
Email:  Jeremiah@theimmigrater.com
Website:  www.theimmigrater.com