Pro bono initiative – Ukraine International Airlines tragedy

Lawyers in the Canadian Bar Association Immigration Law Section are spearheading an initiative to provide services, without charge, for individuals who have been affected by the Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 tragedy. These services include initial legal consultations, review of visa applications and advice for those changing status.

Volunteer Immigration Lawyers:

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  • Bijan Ahmadian
    Phone: 604-674-7790
    Contact by email
    Bijan Law Corporation
    Suite 1801-701 West Georgia Street
    PO Box 10107 LCD Pacific Centre
    Vancouver, BC V7Y 1C6
  • Aris Daghighian
    Phone: 416-863-5457
    Contact by email
    Green & Spiegel LLP
    150 York Street, 5th Floor
    Toronto, ON M5H 3S5
  • Homa Yahyavi
    Phone: 604-620-9598
    Contact by email
    YA Law Corporation
    504 - 938 Howe Street
    Vancouver, BC V6Z 1N9
  • Mojan Farshchi
    Contact by email
    Maynard Kischer Stojicevic
    Suite 900-688 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 1P1
  • Pantea Jafari
    Phone: 1-855-JAFARI-1
    Contact by email
    Jafari Law
    45 Sheppard Ave East. Suite 900
    Toronto, ON, M2N-5W9.
  • Mostafa Hosseini
    Phone: 416-539-7263 ext. 225
    Contact by email
    Lexpand Legal Professional Corporation
    685 Sheppard Ave., East, Suite 507
    Toronto, ON M2K 1B6
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  • Barbara Jo Caruso
    Phone: 416-368-6222
    Contact by email
    Corporate Immigration Law Firm
    5 Church St.
    Toronto, ON M5E 1M2
  • Ravi Jain
    Phone: 416-866-2186
    Contact by email
    Green and Spiegel LLP
    150 York Street, 5th Floor
    Toronto, ON M5H 3S5
  • Catherine Sas
    Phone: 604-689-5444
    Contact by email
    Sas & Ing
    Immigration Law Centre
    Suite 1790 – 555 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC V6B 4N6
  • Will Tao
    Phone: 604-646-4684
    Contact by email
    Edelmann & Co. Law Offices
    905 - 207 West Hastings St.
    Vancouver BC, V6B 1H7
  • Shirish P. Chotalia
    Phone: 780-421-0861
    Contact by email
    Pundit & Chotalia
    Suite 3400, 10180-101 Street
    Edmonton, AB T5J 3S4
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  • David Aujla
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    Contact by email
    McCrea Law
    101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2N5
  • Veronique Delahaye
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    McCrea Law
    101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2N5
  • Kyle Hyndman
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    McCrea Law
    101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver BC V6B 2N5
  • Anna Kuranicheva
    Phone: 780-702-1725 ext. 241
    Contact by email
    Edmonton Community Legal Centre
    Telus House, South Tower
    2nd floor, 10020 – 100 St.
    Edmonton, AB T5J 0N3
  • Meika Lalonde
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    McCrea Lawv 101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2N5
  • Silvia Macedo
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    McCrea Law
    101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2N5
  • Dennis McCrea
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    McCrea Law
    101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2N5
  • Deanna Okun-Nachoff
    Phone: 604-662-8200
    McCrea Law
    101 - 440 Cambie Street,
    Vancouver, BC V6B 2N5
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  • Melissa M. Babel
    Phone: 905-847-9525
    Contact by email
    Babel Immigration Law Professional Corporation
    277 Lakeshore Road East – Suite 408
    Oakville, ON L6J 6J3
  • Alastair Clarke
    Phone: 204-599-6966
    Contact by email
    Clarke Immigration Law
    Suite 304 - 428 Portage Avenue
    Winnipeg, MB R3C 0E2
  • Jennifer Dagsvik
    Phone: 807-700-7277
    Contact by email
    8A Cumberland St., No, Ste 210
    Thunderbay, ON P7A4L1
  • Sheela Gupta
    Phone: 888-929-4527
    Contact by email
    Mosaic Immigration Law
    6120 Mountainside St.
    Niagara Falls, ON L2J 4H8
  • Amandeep Hayer
    Phone: 604-642-0842
    Contact by email
    Sedai Law Office
    Suite 403 – 15225 104 Avenue
    Surrey, BC V3R 6Y8
  • Blair Hodgman
    Contact by email
    Phone: 902-275-2889 (Canada)
    Allen & Hodgman
    3 Tremont St., PO Box 135
    Chester, NS B0J1J0
  • Mark Holthe
    Contact by email
    Holthe Immigration Law
    PO Box 21041 Westview
    Lethbridge, AB T1K 4J0
  • Helen Park
    Phone: 604-648-6516
    Contact by email
    Dentons Canada LLP
    20th Floor, 250 Howe Street
    Vancouver, BC V6C 3R8
  • Nathan A. Po
    Phone: 780-426-4660
    Contact by email
    McCuaig Desrochers LLP
    2401 Toronto Dominion Tower, 10088-102 Avenue NW
    Edmonton, AB, T5J 2Z1
  • Marina L. Sedai, Lawyer
    Phone: 604-642-0842
    Contact by email
    Sedai Law Office
    Suite 403 – 15225 104 Avenue
    Surrey, BC, V3R 6Y8
  • Kenneth Zaifman
    Phone: 204-944-8888
    Contact by email
    Zaifman Law
    500-191 Lombard Ave.
    Winnipeg, MB R3B 0X1
  • Cathryn D. Sawicki
    Phone: 416-687-8196
    Contact by email
    PwC Law LLP
    PwC Tower-18 York Street, Suite 2600
    Toronto, ON M5J 0B2
  • Robin Seligman
    Phone: 416-967-7872
    Contact by email
    Seligman Law
    65 St. Clair Avenue, E.
    Suite 603
    Toronto, ON M4T 2Y3
  • Daljit S. Nirman
    Phone: 613-226-8989
    Contact by email
    Nirmans Law Professional Corporation
    331 Somerset Street West
    Ottawa, ON K2P 0J8
  • Mabel Kyei
    Phone: 416-595-8182
    Contact by email
    Miller Thomson
    Scotia Plaza, 40 King St., West
    Suite 5800
    Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
  • Orlagh O'Kelly
    Phone: (780) 423-9592
    Contact by email
    Field Law
    2500 - 10175 101 ST NW
    Edmonton AB T5J0H3

Please note that some restrictions will apply. The services offered do not extend to other applications, such as those not affected by the tragedy involving Flight PS752. Lawyers will help determine, on a case-by-case basis, whether applicants are eligible for free services. This service applies to the review of completed applications. Applicants should complete all paperwork as best as possible before consulting a lawyer.

Disclaimer: The advice offered is provided on a volunteer basis by the lawyers on the referral list. The CBA, its officers or employees do not take any responsibility for the advice given pursuant to this project. For more information about our disclaimer, please click on the link on the bottom of the page. By accessing, reading and making use of this Page, you agree, on your own behalf and on behalf of any entity on whose behalf you may be acting, to be bound by this Disclaimer. If you do not wish to be bound by this Disclaimer, you should not use this Page or any of the contents thereof.