Erica Olmstead helped organize the 2018 Vancouver International Humanitarian Law Conference being put on by the Red Cross on  February 24th, 2018 .  Anyone can register to attend and registration is free of charge.… Read More


Peter Edelmann was in Edmonton on February 2 and will be in Calgary on February 9 to present on the topics of Immigration Offences and Remedies in Canadian Criminal Law to Inadmissibility Under IRPA as part of the Legal Education Society of Alberta’s program on the Intersection of Immigration and Criminal Law.… Read More


Peter Edelmann appeared on February 1st before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU) to make submissions on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association on Bill C-59 “An Act respecting national security matters”. Video and transcripts of the appearance will be posted here: http://www.ourcommons.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/SECU/meeting-94/notice The written submissions of the… Read More


On 3 February 2018, Erin Roth is presenting at a Round Table discussion on unaccompanied minors, hosted by the American Bar Association. This is an opportunity to share and discuss the differences in how unaccompanied minors are accommodated in Canada and the United States, particularly in respect to issues of immigration detention and refugee claims.… Read More


We are a small, progressive law firm located in downtown Vancouver specialized in refugee, immigration and criminal law. The successful candidate will be responsible for the conduct of a wide variety of client files in a friendly and supportive environment. Experience and Qualifications: -Demonstrated interest in human rights and social justice -J.D. or LL.B. degree… Read More


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