Canadian Corporate Immigration Attorney

  • PwC Law LLP
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Nov 14, 2017
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Achieve your full potential in an environment where there’s flexibility to cultivate your personal brand and knowledge base.

 

PwC Law LLP

 

PwC Law LLP is an immigration law firm affiliated with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Canada that provides clients strategic guidance and support in all aspects of Canadian, U.S. and global immigration. PwC Law LLP is part of PwC’s global immigration network with over 600 people in 126 countries.

 

The Opportunity: Canadian Immigration Lawyer

 

PwC Law LLP is looking for a Canadian Immigration Lawyer focused on compliance to provide a range of corporate immigration advisory services to manage the legal movement of clients across borders.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Research, study and maintain up to date knowledge of changing immigration laws, regulations and policies & practices and apply this knowledge to varied client situations;
  • Interpret laws, rulings and regulations to address and solve immigration individual and business issues, as necessary;
  • Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal matters and verify bases for legal decisions;
  • General duties including managing a portfolio of high volume immigration files;
  • Provide guidance to applicants and HR representatives during the entire visa application process;
  • Manage internal administration staff;
  • Oversee the communication stream with clients to ensure that all enquiries are addressed;
  • Business Development and Marketing tasks, as may be assigned.

     

Requirements

 

Education, Professional Development & Work Experience:

 

  • Law Degree;
  • Canadian Bar;
  • US Bar (an asset);
  • 3-5 years of corporate/business immigration experience.

     

Technical & Professional Skills

 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes and immigration software an asset;
  • Knowledge of laws, legal codes, procedures, precedents and government regulations;
  • Excellent communication skills – active listening, effective oral communication and written communication skills;
  • Complex Problem Solving abilities;
  • Integrity;
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for demonstrating, promoting, and selling Immigration services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics and sales techniques;
  • Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems;
  • Ability to work in a team environment.

     

Why Work for PwC?

 

We believe in being “ part of it ”—part of the global conversation and movement towards responsible business practices that create positive change in the world.To align and structure our corporate responsibility activities across this network, we focus on four areas in which our people can play their part: responsible business, diversity and inclusion, community engagement, and environmental stewardship.

 

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates,without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

 

Apply for our opportunities today. This is a place that will inspire you to be at your best each and every day. Your application today is tomorrow’s opportunity.

 

PwC: the Opportunity of a Lifetime

Practice Area(s)

Immigration Law

Experience

3-5 years