Jennifer Ellis is part of a panel about careers in refugee law put on by CARL – UBC (Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers – University of British Columbia chapter) .… Read More


Congratulations to Shirin Kiamanesh, our articled student,  who won her first refugee hearing. Well done Shirin!… Read More


Peter Edelmann was quoted in The Western Star in an article about citizenship misrepresentation.… Read More


Congratulations to Peter Edelmann, Erica Olmstead and Shirin Kiamanesh for a job well done in representing our client at the Supreme Court of Canada on Friday, November 10th in Wing Wha Wong v. Her Majesty the Queen.… Read More


We are obviously very happy with the decision in Tran v. MPSEP, and although it left some unanswered questions it provides some useful language that will hopefully help to push things forward in other areas. We were very fortunate to have a lot of help from a very collegial bar and some great interveners. The… Read More


Erin Roth, Peter Edelmann and Aris Daghighian (Aris was formerly with Edelmann & Co.) received a positive decision on a case that they argued before the Supreme Court of Canada. Tran v. Canada (M.P.S.E.P.), 2017 SCC 50 settled two important issues at the crossroads of criminal and immigration law. First, the Supreme Court determined that a… Read More


Edelmann & Co & Friends have formed a team that will do the Ride for Refuge this Saturday to raise money for Kinbrace who does excellent work assisting refugees settle into Canada. To support our team, and more importantly  Kinbrace, please click here.  Thank you!… Read More