Jacqueline R Bart

Jacqueline R Bart
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Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration


Jacqueline Rose Bart is certified as an immigration specialist by the Law Society of Upper Canada. She has over 25 years of experience in Canadian immigration law. She has worked at Canada’s largest law firm; the High Court of Justice in London, UK; and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) in Geneva. She is the author, co-author and editor-in-chief of over 90 immigration law publications, including 15 books and a 3,000-plus-page quarterly updated Canada/US relocation treatise.

Jacqueline is the vice-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) international law section’s immigration and naturalisation committee and a member of the ABA steering group for the international law practice management forum. She is the immediate past president of the immigration and nationality commission of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA) and of the UIA Annual Congress, Toronto (2017).

Jacqueline has chaired and presented at over 75 international and national bar associations and congresses worldwide, including the International Bar Association (IBA), the UIA, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA), the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the ABA, the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals (CCAT), the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) and the World Trade Organisation (WTO). She has received many awards as a leading immigration lawyer. She is a retired member of the diplomatic corps in Toronto, as an ex officio honorary Consul of Ecuador.

Jacqueline founded BartLAW Canadian Immigration Barristers and Solicitors in 1994. In her spare time, Jacqueline volunteers for various children’s charities and provides pro bono immigration assistance at the Sick Children’s Hospital in Toronto.

WWL says: “Wonderful attorney” Jacqueline Bart ranks as the leading Canadian immigration practitioner in this year’s research. Peers endorse her as “a highly personable, knowledgeable and effective lawyer".

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