Senior Canadian Business Immigration Lawyer

  • Deloitte
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Aug 14, 2018
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

Job Type: Permanent
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
All Available Locations: Toronto

External Posting Description

GGS is currently seeking a senior Canadian Business Immigration Lawyer to join our growing team! The successful candidate will be responsible for managing multiple, challenging Canadian business immigration accounts. This position offers excellent opportunities for career advancement to the right candidate.

Canadian Business Immigration Lawyer
GG is currently seeking a senior level Canadian Business Immigration Lawyer to join our growing team! The successful candidate will be responsible for managing multiple, challenging Canadian business immigration accounts. This position offers excellent opportunities for career advancement to the right candidate.

As a Senior Associate Lawyer you will exhibit the following:
Excellent knowledge of Canadian business immigration law and effective ability to apply this knowledge to client situations.
Ability to counsel and respond to queries from human resources, managers and employees on all Canadian immigration-related matters. This would include temporary and permanent residence status processing, documentation, visa options, risks, timelines, etc.
Enhanced client support skills in immigration program management and compliance
Strong written advocacy skills in preparing and submitting applications for Canadian employment authorizations to ports of entry, consulates and visa posts worldwide.
Senior level oral advocacy and troubleshooting skills in assisting clients having difficulty at the port-of-entry
Effective organizational skills to enable the direction of resources, including legal assistants and other client service team members.
Desire and experience required to mentor junior associates
Keen business skills to collaborate with Canadian associates and across the firm to develop opportunities
Ability to keep up to date with any changes to Canadian immigration law and advise other staff members along with clients on these changes.
Ability to work in a high pressured and fast paced environment

External Posting Qualifications

Law Degree along with a call to a Canadian Bar
Minimum of eight (8) years of Business Immigration or related experience
Experience managing and directing the work of others
Excellent managerial, organizational, analytical, problem-solving and verbal and written communication skills
Guberman Garson LLP (GG) is a highly reputable, experienced, and client-focused law firm practicing exclusively in the area of immigration law. With 25 years of experience, GG's alliance with Deloitte LLP in Canada enables the Firm to service clients worldwide. GG understands the particular nature of immigration law and acts on behalf of a wide range of clients from multinational corporations, skilled or professional individuals, temporary workers, students and individuals in sports and the arts.
GG is seeking qualified individuals to join our team of experienced professionals providing strategic immigration advice and guidance. GG offers a unique talent experience that empowers our people with opportunities to do meaningful work and to grow, learn, and lead at every point of their career.
Guberman Garson LLP is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, and are committed to providing career opportunities in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process, due to a disability, please reach out to your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Practice Area(s)

Immigration Law

Experience

senior