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Jae-Yeon  Lim

Jae-Yeon Lim

Associate Fasken
The role of an immigration lawyer is to advocate on behalf of clients in support of their immigration goals while navigating through a complex and fast-changing system.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 2018 | Ontario, 2014 | Saskatchewan, 2012
Language(s) English, French, Korean
Office(s) Vancouver

Jae-Yeon Lim (“Jae”) practises exclusively in immigration law and represents employers from diverse industries as well as individuals and families seeking temporary and permanent relocation to Canada.

Jae’s practice primarily focuses on corporate immigration. She facilitates the mobility of individuals from other countries to Canada, whether for short-term or long-term assignments, and represents various Canadian employers in diverse industries, ranging from family-owned enterprises to high-tech companies. Jae advises on employer compliance audits and provides corporate immigration planning that is tailored to the organization and its needs. She also assists high net worth individuals, professionals and their families with various immigration matters, including family sponsorship, permanent residence, and citizenship.

In recognition of her expertise in Canadian immigration law, Jae was appointed to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency’s Global Advisory Committee. She is also a part of Vancouver Board of Trade and the Business Council of British Columbia. Jae is an instructor for the University of British Columbia’s Extended Learning ‘Immigration Law Program’, and serves as an elected member-at-large of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA)’s National Immigration Section Executive.

As a member of the CBA’s Canada Border Services Agency Working Group, Jae has contributed to the group’s various submissions in analyzing and making recommendations for changes in the governmental policies from the perspective of immigration law. Jae is a member of the British Columbia’s Immigration Section and previously served on the Executive Committee of the Ontario Bar Association’s Immigration Section. Jae has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Canada Korea Business Association.

  • Global Advisory Committee, Korea-Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) 2018
2018 Korea-Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) Global Advisory Committee Appointed to the Global Advisory Committee in recognition of Jae's expertise in Canadian immigration law, by the Director General of KOTRA Toronto.
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  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • BA (Honours) University of Toronto

Community involvement

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Canada Korea Business Association (2019-2020)
  • Canadian Bar Association's Security & CBSA Working Group
  • Canadian Bar Association's National Immigration Law Section's User Interface Working
  • Honorary Board Member of Korean Canadian Cultural Association (2016-2018)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association, National Immigration Section
Speaker Immigration Pathways to Hire Global Talent for BC's High Tech Employers location location Vancouver, BC
Speaker DOs and DON’Ts in Corporate Immigration Law: Top Tips for Hiring a Foreign Worker in Canada Fasken Symosium 2019 location location Vancouver, BC