Suzanne de Lint is praised by sources who consider her “very knowledgeable” when it comes to advising clients on complex global migration programmes.
Suzanne joined Garson LLP as a partner in February 2018. Garson LLP is a major Canadian immigration law firm allied with Deloitte. Deloitte's global immigration team includes 1700 immigration professionals covering more than 135 countries. The Garson team numbers over 200 at four locations across Canada. Suzanne's responsibilities also include leading the firm's Chilean immigration practice and the Toronto-area community-focused Impact activities.
Suzanne brings over 25 years of experience in immigration law to Garson LLP, including a recent position as global head of immigration of a major global network. She is well known for her leadership in global immigration management and enduring client relationships predicated on trust and transparency, and making the complex simple.
During her career, Suzanne has assisted companies with the development, implementation and evolution of their immigration programs from concept and policy through to process and technology. She is regularly consulted to advise on issue resolution and has negotiated on behalf of clients with government authorities in numerous countries including personal meetings in Brazil, Colombia, the European Union, France, Iceland, Ireland and Spain.
Suzanne is recognised as a leading immigration lawyer in WWL: Corporate Immigration and a leading practitioner in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and a member and past regional chair of the Canadian Employment Relocation Council (CERC). Suzanne is a board member of G(irls)20, a Canadian headquartered not-for-profit active globally to advance opportunities for young women and future leaders. As a result of her expertise, she is a frequent speaker on various immigration topics at professional events, and has written for and been featured in a variety of global immigration publications and news articles.