Barrister & Solicitor, Team Leader
Since being called to the Bar of Ontario, Zainab has been exclusively practicing in the area of Canadian immigration, citizenship and refugee law. As such, Zainab has extensive experience advising and representing clients in various immigration applications.
As an Associate Lawyer and Team Leader for VisaPlace’s affiliate, VisaPlace Legal, Zainab’s practice focuses on a broad range of immigration applications including, temporary residence applications through study permits, visitor visas, temporary resident permits and super visas; permanent residence applications through family class sponsorship, humanitarian and compassionate applications and express entry as well as citizenship applications and criminal rehabilitation applications.
Zainab has a substantial amount of litigation experience through representing clients at the Federal Court of Canada on Applications for Judicial Review and through appearing before all levels of the Immigration and Refugee Board including the Refugee Protection Division, Refugee Appeal Division, Immigration Division and Immigration Appeal Division.
By way of education, Zainab obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto with a major in Criminology. Thereafter, she attended Bond University where she completed her Juris Doctor degree. Currently, Zainab is completing her Master of Laws from Osgoode Hall Law School with a specialization in Administrative Law.
Zainab believes that it is vital to find customized immigration solutions to meet every client’s unique circumstances and is dedicated to doing so with efficiency, enthusiasm and compassion.