AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Paul is a Partner at SIMPSONWIGLE LAW and is engaged exclusively in the practice area of Canadian and United States immigration, corporate mobility, citizenship and consular matters. Paul has the proven capability and experience to counsel individuals, private and public companies on all issues relating to Canadian and United States immigration and citizenship matters. Paul enjoys an enviable reputation within the business community in Southwestern Ontario as a leading immigration lawyer.

Paul provides a wide range of immigration legal services, including representation with respect to work permits, business visitor visas, nonimmigrant visas, lawful permanent resident status, landed immigrant status, labour market express entry impact assessments. Paul's services focus on the facilitation of the transfer of personnel and individuals between Canada and the United States, as well as internationally. He has proven capability to assist individuals or businesses with petitions and applications for permanent resident status in the United States and also landed immigrant status in Canada.

Paul has authored several articles for association and professional journals throughout Canada. He has also been interviewed several times by local and national media for his views on immigration and related matters.

Paul has been extremely successful in assisting clients to secure the appropriate immigration status in a timely manner. His services assist both business objectives and personal goals.

A KNOWLEDGEABLE, EXPERIENCED APPROACH

“After two decades of experience, I understand the issues from both the Canadian and American perspective. I understand what’s required to bring an employee into each country. I have a good sense of what options are available and the practical know-how of the way the law will be enforced.”

WHAT SETS PAUL APART

"My priority is to give my clients timely strategies that work. I anticipate what they want and ensure that they have a realistic and practical timeline so they can plan.”

THE BEST PART OF THE JOB

“Obviously doing a job well for a client makes me happy. But it’s particularly satisfying when one of my clients takes the next step in their career or achieves some other major milestone. When I hear about that, knowing I had a positive impact in their lives makes me feel part of their success.”

Admissions

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario, 1996
  • Admitted to practice law in the State of New York, 1992

Education

  • Foreign Equivalency, Osgoode Law School, 1993
  • Juris Doctor, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Michigan, 1990
  • B.A. McMaster University, 1987

Associations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association – Member
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Court of International Trade in New York City

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