Education

  • LL.B., 2012
    Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Various related courses, Semester in Comparative Law and International Relations, 2012
    Universidad Pontificia Comillas

Year of Call/Admission

  • Québec, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese

Andres Miguel Pareja

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Andres Miguel Pareja specializes in immigration law and has been appearing before the Federal Court of Canada and the Superior Court of Québec since 2014 on matters involving the judicial review of administrative decisions rendered by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI) regarding applications for temporary or permanent residence in Canada.

He advises Canadian and multinational corporations on the international mobility of temporary workers.

He also represent individuals before the Immigration and Immigration Appeal Divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) regarding loss of status and family sponsorship matters.

Outside the office, Andres Miguel sits as a director for the Quebec Association of Immigration lawyers (AQAADI), and over the past two years has appeared before the National Assembly during public consultations on immigration and participated in meetings with federal and provincial administrative authorities and the Federal Court (Bench-Bar).

Last, he volunteers as a pro-bono lawyer with the Mile End Legal Clinic where he supports law students from McGill University and the Université de Montréal.

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Mile End Legal Clinic (since 2015)
  • Pro Bono Refugee Coordinator, PRAIDA-YMCA (2010 -2012)
  • Mentor, Centre de Mentorat, UQAM Faculty of Law, (2010-2012)

Membership/Affiliations

  • Member, International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) (since 2016)
  • Director and chair of the Legislative Committee, Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association (AQAADI) - (since 2015)
  • Member, Young Bar of Montréal (since 2014)
  • Member, Ethnocultural Diversity Committee, Bar of Montreal (since 2014)