Eastman Law Offices
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 210
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2
(Meetings by appointment only at Oakville, Mississauga & Brampton)
Web: The Immigrater .com
See also other Immigration Law Resources
Official Government of Canada Web Sites at
* Citizenship & Immigration Canada
* Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada
* Vancouver, BC Canada Immigration Lawyers Directory
* Toronto, Ontario Canada Immigration Lawyers Directory
* Montreal, Quebec Canada Immigration Lawyers Directory
Sarah N. Goodman,
Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Juris Doctor, 2010
York University, Schulich School of Business, Bachelor Business Admin. (Hons), 2007
Fluent in English & French
Our firm provides a wide range of personalized immigration consulting and representation services. We take a great deal of pride in helping Canadian businesses succeed by addressing their human resource needs and in assisting individuals and families relocate to Canada. Providing our clients with effective and efficient service is our primary goal.
Each case is unique and each type of immigration application has specific pre-requisites, experience and documentation requirements. Accordingly, our job is to determine the most suitable type of application based on your particular circumstances and to facilitate the application process by completing forms, compiling documents and making submissions to the appropriate government body on your behalf.
The following is a list of areas we can assist with:
Sarah N. Goodman
Barrister & Solicitor
Crease Harmon LLB
#800 – 1070 Douglas Street
PO Box 997
Canada V8W 2C4
350 17th Street, Second Floor
Canada V9N 1Y4
Phone: +1 (250) 940-6090
Web site: https://www.immigrationlawyerbc.com/
Web site: http://creaseharman.com/sarah-goodman/
DARCY GOLDEN, Barrister & Solicitor
"Darcy Golden is a sole practitioner dedicated to advocating for the rights of immigrants and refugees.
She is also committed to assisting individuals and families with matters of estate planning and administration." (quote from website 2019.10.24)
- see https://goldenandgolden.ca/lawyers
- see also Obituary https://www.timescolonist.com/news/ local/ obituary-lawyer-peter-golden-fought-for-rights-and-fuelled-hope-1.23412940
n.b. in Nov. 2005 the Legal Services Society of BC LSS.BC.CA acknowledged Peter Golden with an Achievement Award "... Peter Golden has been a sole practitioner, primarily in family and immigration/refugee law, in Victoria since 1993. His law related activities include supervising pro bono students, working with students at the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre, and serving as a board member for the Victoria Coalition for Survivors of Torture. He is a founding member of the Collaborative Family Law Group in Victoria and has worked in Central America as a volunteer for human rights" [quote fr. www.lss.bc.ca pdf document news release in 2005]
BEATRIZ CONTRERAS, LLB LLM
Beatriz Contreras has been practicing law since 2003. She is fully bilingual - Spanish and English. Her immigration practice has focused in the following areas:
Beatriz Contreras has estado ejerciendo como abogada y notario en Canadá desde el año 2003. Beatriz es bilingü (inglés-español). Su experiencia en casos de inmigración se ha enfocado en las siguientes áreas:
- Sponsorships (Patrocinios)
- Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications H & C (Solicitudes for razones humanitarias)
- Refugee hearings (casos de revisión de detención)
- Judicial review applications at the Federal Court (apelaciones a la corte federal y en la división de apelaciones de inmigración)
- Immigration Appeal Division hearings
- Pre-Removal Risk Assessment Applications PRRAs (solicitudes de PRRA)
- Detention reviews, etc. (casos de revisión de detención)
During the course of her practice, Beatriz has successfully represented clients from numerous cultural backgrounds and has worked closely with the Latin-American community.
Beatriz ha representado exitosamente a clientes de diferentes etnias y ha trabajado con la comunidad hispana.
Beatriz is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.
Beatriz es originaria de El Salvador y domina a la perfección los idiomas inglés y español.
BEATRIZ CONTRERAS, Barrister & Solicitor,
Contreras McLennan Legal
3957 Stan Wright Lane
Victoria, BC V8P 0A1
Robert Y. C. Leong
Robert read Law in England, and was Called to the Bar of England and Wales through the Middle Temple in 1993.
He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in his native Singapore in 1994, and practised civil litigation, family law, and conveyancing for about 15 years. He was an elected member of the Law Society Council, and also tutored Business Law at the Nanyang Technological University.
After immigrating to Canada, Robert obtained his Immigration Consultant Diploma with Honours in 2010, and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in British Columbia in 2011. Since then, Robert has been active as an immigration lawyer in British Columbia, and was the Secretary of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) Immigration Section (2013/2014).
Robert has given talks and seminars on immigration law to various audiences, including other immigration lawyers from across Canada. These talks and seminars include:
Robert has also appeared on various TV programs and radio broadcasts, and has contributed articles on immigration law:
英 语 · 中 文 · 普 通 话 · 廣 東 話
Robert Y. C. Leong
Immigration and Business Lawyers
Tel: 1 (604) 875-9338
Suite 900 – 777 West Broadway
Canada V5Z 4J7
SABA Z. NAQVI, BA JD,
Saba is the Director of Immigration Services for BDO's National team. (nb BDO has a Victoria office) Saba, a lawyer licensed both in the Province of British Columbia and the State of California is uniquely qualified to provide immigration law expertise on both Canadian and US immigration matters.
Saba's professional experience includes over 15 years of building successful immigration practices at two highly regarded Vancouver law firms.
Saba regularly represents corporate and individual clients on a variety of business and employment-based immigration matters including:
When her clients are ready to transition to permanent residence, Saba guides them through the intricacies of provincial nominee programs, various streams of Express Entry, and other immigrant categories.
Saba also works with clients on spousal sponsorships, citizenship matters and inadmissibility issues, including nonimmigrant waivers to the US.
Saba's clients rely on her solution-oriented, professional approach and optimistic work ethic to assist them in navigating and engaging in strategic planning to pre-empt complex Canadian and US immigration issues before they arise.
Saba's clients span across an array of industries including IT, visual effects, gaming, natural resources, energy, infrastructure, entertainment and financial services.
Saba has previously served as Chair of the Canada Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She authors the Immigration Chapter in the Annual Review of Law & Practice published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and is a frequent presenter on immigration topics.
Saba is based out of the Vancouver office of BDO Law LLP.
SABA Z. NAQVI, JD
Director, Immigration Services
BDO Canada LLP - Vancouver
Unit 1100 Royal Centre
1055 West Georgia Street,
Vancouver, BC V6E 3P3
Phone: (604) 688-5421
Web profile: https://www.bdo.ca/ en-ca/ our-people/saba-naqvi-1/
DAVID AUJLA, B.Sc., LL.B., MA., L.Phil.
David graduated from the University of Western Ontario law school in 1974 and has practised law
for over 40 years.
His sole focus of practice since 1996 has been Canadian immigration law and he advises clients worldwide.
He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association (Immigration Subsection) and the Law Society of British Columbia and is often called upon for immigration commentary by the local and national media. He has made presentations, from time to time, to the Canadian Bar Association's Immigration conferences as well as to civic associations and boards and real estate companies throughout Victoria, Vancouver, Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands.
DAVID AUJLA, Immigration lawyer
800 - 1070 Douglas Street, Victoria, British Columbia Canada V8W 2C4
440 Cambie Street, Suite 101,
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6B 2N5
SINCLAIR W. MAR, Barrister & Solicitor
* Personal Injury & Insurance Law
* Real Estate & Conveyances
* Divorce & Family Law
* Mortgages & Foreclosures
* Corporate & Commercial Law
* Canada Immigration Law-Legal Services
"He has practiced immigration law for the past 25 years in all areas, including visas and permanent residency applicaitions. He presently works with clients from many countries. He is very community minded: .... is on the board of the Knowledge Network (BC), Victoria Dragon Boat Festival Society, Victoria Chinatown Care Foundation, Victoria Chinese Commerce Association, ... He is serving as counsel for the Victoria Hoi Ping Association .... He has been instrumental in raising funds for various schools in support of music in schools and local youth sports and athletes. In 2009 he was awarded the CFAX [RADIO STATION] Community Leader of the Year Award." [quote fr. website 2009.06.15]
see Chinese-English ad in Chinatown Newsletter, published by the Victoria Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association CCBA
PORTIA TANG, Barrister & Solicitor
Provides a general law practice in downtown Victoria -- serving clients in English & Chinese dialects: Cantonese, Hoisin & Mandarin -- in the following areas of law.
TANG & CO., Barrister & Solicitor
#316 - 560 Johnson Street,
Market Square on Johnson- 3rd floor
Victoria, BC, V8W 3C6
LARRY WONG, LL.B. Barrister & Solicitor
Practice Includes: Canada Immigration Law · Real Estate Conveyancing · Wills & Estates · General-Administrative Law · Civil Litigation ·
LARRY WONG is a Victoria native who established his own law firm in Victoria's Chinatown in 1984. Larry graduated from the University of Victoria Law School in 1978 and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1979.
Accompanied by his legal assistant, Frances Leung, Larry offers his services in English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin and Toi Shan dialects).
Larry is active with the Victoria Chinatown Lions Club (past president). He was for six years a director of the Chinatown Care Centre. He is currently the legal advisor for the Yu Shan Association, the Hook Sin Tong Society, the Wong Association, the Victoria Chinese Pentecostal Church...
JOANNA LEE, BSc, LLB
Joanna Lee is a native of Victoria who graduated from the University of Victoria Law School in 2007. Joanna also has a Bachelor of Science (Biology) with distinction from the University of Victoria. Joanna articled at Wong & Doerksen and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2013. She is now an associate at Wong & Doerksen. Her main practice areas are business purchases and sales, immigration, and civil litigation. (quote from web site 2019.10.24)
Wong Doerkson Lawyers
1618 Government Street
Victoria, B.C., V8W 1Z3
Telephone: (250) 381-7799
Web site: WongDoerksen.com
Lorenzo Oss-Cech, BSc LLB is fluent in Italian, French and Spanish.
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HUTCHISON OSS-CECH MARLATT
Barristers & Solicitors
#1 - 505 Fisgard St.
Canada V8W 1R3
Tel: (250) 360-2500
STAN LEO, J.D.
Born in Singapore, Stan graduated from Simon Fraser University with a B.A. in Political Science, and the University of Manitoba with a Juris Doctor.
Stan enjoys the opportunity to assist people from all over the world with various Canadian immigration matters including:
Stan has also shared his experience through seminars and written materials including:
Stan is excited to contribute to the future societal fabric of the province and of Canada.
Stanley Leo, BA JD
Barrister & Solicitor
Lowe & Company
Canada Immigration-Business Lawyers
#900 - 777 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC Canada
Web site: www.canadavisalaw.com/about-us
Immigrant Settlement Services in Victoria
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria non-profit services for immigrants, including:
· ESL for Adults
· Multicultural Programs
· Settlement Programs
"We help immigrants form community bonds and deep friendships that reduce isolation and foster positive connections. Serving approximately 3,000 newcomers annually, ICA’s work now ranges from guiding immigrant entrepreneurs as they create small businesses that lead to job creation, to supporting vulnerable newcomers by helping them increase their skills and confidence to become healthy, contributing members of our community." (quote from https://www.icavictoria.org/about-ica/ 2021.09.02)
Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
930 Balmoral Road,
Canada V8T 1A8
Toronto - Brampton Ontario Immigration Lawyer
- Immigration Admission
- Federal Court Appeals
Toronto GTA , Ontario
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