CILF Ottawa Welcomes Shay El Malah!

Corporate Immigration Law Firm (CILF) is pleased to announce that our Ottawa office is expanding. Shay El Malah has joined our Ottawa office as an associate. Prior to joining CILF, Shay completed her articles in Halifax, NS where she worked with Nova Scotia Legal Aid and the Halifax Refugee Clinic. After completing her legal studies at Dalhousie University, Shay worked as an Immigration Lawyer with a boutique Ottawa immigration law firm. In addition to representing clients on various types of immigration and citizenship applications, she has appeared before both the Refugee Protection Division and the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board.

CILF’s Ottawa office is led by Jacqueline Bonisteel, who has represented both corporate and individual clients in immigration, refugee and citizenship matters since her call to the Ontario bar in 2012. Jacqueline is a frequent media commentator and speaker at conferences, and a regular guest presenter at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law. The Ottawa office is also supported by our larger team of lawyers based in our Toronto office, including Barbara Jo Caruso, Joel Guberman and Lainie Appleby, who are consistently ranked amount the top immigration lawyers in Canada. CILF has the distinction of being ranked in the top ten immigration boutiques by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.