As a Law Clerk, you will work as part of a team dedicated to developing and preparing timely-filed Canadian and U.S. immigration applications for corporate clients (and their employees) as well as high net worth individuals.
Skills and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Delivering high volume, challenging Canadian and U.S. business immigration services
• Implementing various visa strategies to deliver on clients’ business needs and mitigate immigration risks
• Drafting complete application packages for review by the firm’s lawyers
• Preparing applications for Canadian work permits, temporary resident visas, temporary resident permits, permanent residence applications, and citizenship/passport matters
• Preparing applications for United States work permits, nonimmigrant visas, nonimmigrant waivers, permanent residence applications, and citizenship/passport matters
• Completing draft forms, offers of employment, and other tasks that support the preparation of Canadian and U.S. immigration applications
• Ensuring that applications are filed in a timely manner and following up with immigration authorities, in connection with pending applications
• Ensuring that the firm’s lawyers are at all times advised of client-related issues, which may come to your attention
• Using technology (including INSZoom) and digital initiatives to enhance the client experience.
• Reviewing your work for quality, accuracy, and relevance
• Staying abreast of changes in immigration law, regulation and policy
What You Will Bring to This Role
• Comprehensive knowledge of Canadian business immigration law (knowledge of U.S. business immigration law considered an asset), as evidenced by at least five (5) years of relevant full-time work experience as an immigration law clerk.
• Law Clerk Diploma and/or University Degree considered an asset
• Analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment
• Ability to locate and research information efficiently, to use it effectively, and to evaluate the quality of the information
• Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to relate to people at all levels
• Excellent data analytic skills and reporting abilities
• Ability to effectively prioritize and organize tasks
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• The ability to multi-task, proactively resolve any issues that arise, and work effectively under pressure in order to meet deadlines
*We thank all applicants who apply, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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Inclusion and diversity (I&D) are fundamental to who we are at Dentons Canada and essential to the success and strength of our firm. Our forward-thinking, inclusive culture promotes and supports the professional development of our diverse talent, the leading services we offer to our clients, and positive social change. As a testament to our commitment to I&D, we are recognized as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employer’s for 11 consecutive years (2011-2021) and one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2021) for the fourth time.
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