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Immigration Lawyer in Vancouver - Fasken Business Law Firm

Daniel C. Lee

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2016 | British Columbia, 2015 | New South Wales, 2012
Language(s) English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese)
Office(s) Vancouver


Daniel C. Lee is a member of the Corporate/Commercial, Tax and Banking groups in Fasken's Vancouver office. His practice focuses on corporate immigration law and employer immigration compliance. 

Daniel advises and represents clients in numerous areas related to immigration. His practice is primarily focused on corporate immigration, including facilitating global mobility for employees and facilitating their permanent residence in Canada. Daniel also works closely with employers in developing workplace policies to ensure their workplaces are in compliance with Canadian immigration laws and policies. 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Daniel advises his clients on the frequent changes in immigration laws, including the Quarantine Act and the travel exemptions. 

Daniel has extensive experience in providing immigration services to Canadian and foreign-based companies in a wide range of industry sectors, including oil and gas, telecommunication and information technology, and manufacturing. Daniel also assists his clients in making applications for permanent residency in Canada under the economic class, the Provincial Nominee Program (including Entrepreneur stream), and Family Class Sponsorship.

Daniel is a CPHR Candidate and worked as a human resources professional at a multinational corporation prior to attending law school. Given his background, when representing corporate clients, Daniel fully understands the human resources needs and timelines of his clients. Daniel takes pride in delivering professional and timely immigration services with innovative strategies to address the frequent changes in immigration laws, policies, and procedures, and to meet his clients’ immigration objectives. 

Prior to joining Fasken, Daniel practised corporate immigration law with a large international professional service firm. 


  • Recognized as a Thought Leading Author for Immigration, Canada, Mondaq 2022
  • Recognized as a Global Mobility Top 100 Service Provider of 2021, Benivo 2021
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Client Work

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Career & Education


  • JD University of Technology Sydney
  • BBA Simon Fraser University

Community involvement

  • 2020 to present Supervising Lawyer UBC Law Students' Legal Advice Program
  • 2020 to present Member Undergraduate Program Advisory Committee, University Canada West

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 2021 to present Member, Executive Committee, Immigration Law Section Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch
  • 2019 to present Member, Young Lawyers Advisory Committee Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch
  • 2018 to 2021 Member, Executive Committee Canadian Corporate Counsel Association - BC Branch
  • 2016 to 2018 Member, Executive Committee, Immigration Law Section Canadian Bar Association, Alberta South


Fasken Institute



Speaking Engagements

Review of Immigration Law Implications in Family Law Files CBABC Family Law - Vancouver Island & Immigration Law Joint Meeting location location Virtual
Fight Back with Libby Znaimer Zoomer Radio location location AM740 (Toronto)
Considering a Career in Immigration Law / Refugee Law CBABC webinar to UVic Law School location location Virtual

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