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BLG Adds New Counsel to its Business Immigration Group

Valérie Marcas Specializes in Canadian Immigration Programs for Temporary Foreign Workers and for Permanent Residency Applicants

Toronto (January 17, 2020) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) welcomes Valérie Marcas as Counsel in its Business Immigration Group. Valérie specializes in Canadian immigration programs for temporary foreign workers and for permanent residency applicants. She is based in BLG’s Montréal office.

“Valérie brings an extensive expertise related to work permits, temporary visas and permanent residence and citizenship”, said Cindy Clarke, National Group Head, Specialized Litigation at BLG. “As many companies are facing labour shortages, our clients, especially those considering international recruitment, will benefit from her solid experience and her practical advice.”

Valérie holds a LL.B. from the Université de Sherbrooke and she was called to the Québec Bar in 1994. She is a member of the Québec Immigration Lawyers Association. Before joining BLG, she worked at a regional law firm and was previously legal counsel for a Canadian company offering immigration services and international workforce recruitment.

BLG’s Business Immigration Group has a deep understanding of local immigration requirements and evolving labour laws, programs and legislation. Our dedicated professionals helps clients deal with increasing regulation and the implementation of different cross-border agreements, whether they are hiring foreign talent or relocating people from abroad.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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Tamara Costa
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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