Ali Yusuf - Founding Lawyer
B.A. (Toronto), LL.B (UVic), LL.M. (Osgoode). Member of the Law Society of BC. Member of CBA.
Mr. Yusuf’s deep interest in Business, Immigration Law and both local and International Politics allows him to address employers needs from a multidimensional perspective. Mr. Yusuf holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (honours) from the University of Toronto, a Law Degree from the University of Victoria (LL.B); and Masters in Law (LL.M.) from Osgoode Hall in Toronto. Mr. Yusuf is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and a member of the Canadian Bar Association. Mr. Yusuf has practiced law for over 20 years including seven years as a Crown Prosecutor. Mr. Yusuf is a University instructor and runs his own Immigration and Criminal Law firm in the heart of downtown Vancouver.
His experience in Immigration Law and Criminal Law is unparalleled. Mr. Yusuf has appeared before the Federal Court of Canada and before the Immigration Appeal Board on Immigration matters. He has conducted over 1800 hearings before various Canada Immigration Boards. Mr. Yusuf has a deep understanding of the needs of employers and the immigration process required to hire foreign nationals.
Mr. Yusuf has a wealth of knowledge to draw upon in conducting Labour Market Impact Assessments, applying for Work Permits and assisting both employers and employees in traversing all of Canada’s Immigration requirements to ensure highly skilled foreign workers are placed with Canadian Employers. Mr. Yusuf is deeply familiar with the applicable laws, regulations and policy that pertain to the recruitment of foreign workers. Mr. Yusuf’s interest in Immigration Law is compounded by his interest in current affairs and policy making. To this effect Mr. Yusuf is personally acquainted with some of the policy actors in the Immigration field. Employers will be served well by Mr. Yusuf’s combination of legal experience, business interest, and political acumen.
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Our core strength in LMIA and PNP processing, Immigration, Criminal Litigation, and Extradition law has served as the foundation from which we have been able to serve, a wide range of clients. Our size and diversity of practice allows us to represent a broad spectrum of clients including private individuals, large institutional organizations, emerging businesses, and mature companies.