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Jacqueline R Bart

Jacqueline R Bart
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Jacqueline Rose Bart is certified as an immigration specialist by the Law Society of Upper Canada, and has over 25 years’ experience in Canadian immigration law. She has worked at Canada’s largest law firm, London’s High Court of Justice and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. She is the author, co-author or editor of 15 immigration law books and over 90 other immigration law publications.

Jacqueline is the immediate past president of the Immigration and Nationality Commission of the International Association of Lawyers (UIA) and president of the UIA Annual Congress Toronto 2017. She is vice chair of the American Bar Association’s section of international law and its immigration and naturalisation committee, and a member of the steering group for the International Law Practice Management Forum.

Jacqueline has chaired and presented at over 75 international and national bar associations and congresses worldwide, including the International Bar Association, the Union of International Associations, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals, the International Association of Young Lawyers and the World Trade Organization. She is frequently named Canada’s leading immigration lawyer in Canada; was rated Canada’s “most highly regarded” immigration specialist; and ranks fifth in North America. 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: According to one source: "I would go to Jacqueline Bart on an immigration matter over everyone else in Canada. Period."

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