Valérie Marcas

Senior Legal Counsel - BLG Beyond

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Valérie’s practice focuses exclusively on business immigration. She holds extensive experience in immigration, especially in matters of global mobility, work permits, temporary and permanent resident visas.

Valérie specializes in Canadian immigration programs for temporary foreign workers and for permanent residency applicants. She is recognized for her professionalism and broad expertise in her field.

She excels in providing strategic immigration legal advice, assisting corporate clients with their needs pertaining to labour shortages and with their professional foreign workforce during mergers and acquisitions, and corporate restructuring.

She provides business solutions to clients from a wide range of industries such as construction, infrastructure, information technology, telecommunication, food and agribusiness.

Before joining BLG, Valérie worked at a regional law firm and was previously legal counsel for a Canadian company offering immigration services and international workforce recruitment.


  • Day & Zimmermann of Canada Corporation, a provider of construction, engineering, maintenance, staffing, and defense solutions, on its strategic acquisition of EMC Power Canada Ltd., provides specialized construction management and multi-discipline trade services for transmission and generation power sector clients.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Association Québécoise des Avocats et Avocates en Droit de l'Immigration

Community Involvement

  • Leader – Montreal Office , BLG Driven by Women

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 1994
  • LLB, Université de Sherbrooke, 1993