Stéphane Duval is a partner in our Labour and Employment Law Group in Montréal and leader of the Immigration Law Practice. He has developed an expertise in various aspects of immigration law, more specifically relating to the international mobility of workers and business people.
Stéphane provides individuals, Canadian companies and multinational corporations with a wide range of legal advice, in particular regarding strategic international mobility issues, in connection with corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, or to fill labour shortages. He assists his clients throughout the entire process of obtaining visas, work permits, permanent residency, and labour market opinions as well as in the event of inadmissibility for security or health reasons.
Stéphane is regularly asked to lecture or act as a moderator at various conferences on immigration law in Canada and abroad. He is also frequently interviewed by journalists on immigration issues.
Stéphane currently serves as President of the Canadian Bar Association National Immigration Law Section, and Outgoing President of the Quebec Division.
Stéphane enjoys the support of a multidisciplinary team in order to provide solutions to related matters, in particular in connection with international taxation, social security coverage and pension plans.
Stéphane was a customs and immigration officer before completing his law studies at Université de Montréal (1996).