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Associate - Immigration Law

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Phone: 519.660.7844
Fax: 519.660.7883

Elena is the leader of our immigration law group. She practices exclusively in the area of Canadian immigration law. Elena offers a full range of business and personal immigration services, including permanent residence, work permits, study permits, visitor visas and immigration waivers applications.

Education

University of Ottawa, J.D., 2017

Humber College, Immigration Consulting, 2010

Western University, M.A. (Arts), 2010

Moscow International University, B.A. & M.A. (Law), 2008

Called to the Bar in Ontario, 2018

About

Elena is the leader of our immigration law group. She practices exclusively in the area of Canadian immigration law. Being an immigrant herself, Elena understands the importance of providing meaningful support to businesses and individuals with their immigration needs. Elena offers a full range of business and personal immigration services, including permanent residence, work permits, study permits, visitor visas and immigration waivers applications.

Elena moved to Canada in 2008 from Moscow, Russia where she obtained a Russian law degree with a Specialist in International Law designation. She received Masters of Arts in History from Western University, Immigration Consultant Certificate from Humber College and Juris Doctor from University of Ottawa.

Prior to joining Siskinds LLP, Elena held a Review Counsel position at a legal clinic at Western University, Faculty of Law, supervising law students in criminal defence cases and aiding international students and postdoctoral fellows to immigrate to Canada. She also worked in affiliation with several law practitioners assisting in complex criminal and immigration matters.

Elena is a proud Londoner who believes in a culturally diverse community. She maintains strong ties to a number of local organizations, such as Community Legal Services at Western University and Cross Cultural Learner Centre.

Elena is fluent in Russian language and offers immigration services in both Russian and English.

Other Languages

Russian

Elena is the leader of our immigration law group. She practices exclusively in the area of Canadian immigration law. Being an immigrant herself, Elena understands the importance of providing meaningful support to businesses and individuals with their immigration needs. Elena offers a full range of business and personal immigration services, including permanent residence, work permits, study permits, visitor visas and immigration waivers applications.

Elena moved to Canada in 2008 from Moscow, Russia where she obtained a Russian law degree with a Specialist in International Law designation. She received Masters of Arts in History from Western University, Immigration Consultant Certificate from Humber College and Juris Doctor from University of Ottawa.

Prior to joining Siskinds LLP, Elena held a Review Counsel position at a legal clinic at Western University, Faculty of Law, supervising law students in criminal defence cases and aiding international students and postdoctoral fellows to immigrate to Canada. She also worked in affiliation with several law practitioners assisting in complex criminal and immigration matters.

Elena is a proud Londoner who believes in a culturally diverse community. She maintains strong ties to a number of local organizations, such as Community Legal Services at Western University and Cross Cultural Learner Centre.

Elena is fluent in Russian language and offers immigration services in both Russian and English.

Russian

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