Field Law is a western and northern regional business law firm listed as one of the largest firms in Canada with offices in Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. The Firm has been proactively serving clients and providing legal counsel for over 100 years supporting the specific and ever-evolving business needs of regional, national and international clients who do business in western and northern Canada.
More than 120 lawyers and 180 supporting staff work together to provide a comprehensive range of legal and complementary services to businesses, institutions, governments, Indigenous peoples and other organizations in corporate and commercial matters, litigation and dispute resolution, labour and employment, insurance, intellectual property and emerging technology, energy, construction, education, privacy, professional regulatory, health and medical malpractice issues. Additionally the Firm provides private services to individuals including estate planning services, tax and real estate transactions.
Field Law’s Immigration Group provides corporate clients with skilled advice and representation on a wide range of visa and business immigration matters. Our group includes experienced lawyers and paralegals collaborating to deliver efficient, cost-effective solutions for our clients.
Our lawyers provide focused strategies to reduce the obstacles that national borders present for skills and services. We assess, develop and implement the best immigration strategies for business visits, work/study permits, permanent residence and citizenship.
Our strategies consider both Canadian in bound immigration and US outbound immigration, and Field’s immigration lawyers collaborate with our lawyers in the Tax, Business, Labour + Employment, Litigation, and Wills, Estates + Trusts to provide one-stop service to clients with international operations or global mobility programs.
We service and advise:
o The best strategies for hiring skilled foreign workers through the Global Talent Stream or the International Mobility Program, including recruiting, advertising, obtaining labour market impact assessments (LMIAs)
o Compliance audits and inspections
o Transfers of employees/executives to the US
o Work permits, permanent residence, travel documents, restoration of status and citizenship in Canada
o Business visitors, students and family members accompanying temporary foreign workers
o Before the Immigration Appeal Division, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Citizenship Judges and the Federal Court of Canada