Jeevyn Dhaliwal* jeevyn.dhaliwal@larlee.com

Associate Counsel
Summary
Representative Work
PUBLICATIONS/PRESENTATIONS
Community Involvement

Jeevyn represents public sector and business clients in connection with workplace immigration and related issues. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of British Columbia in 1997, was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1998 and has completed extensive mediation training that includes the Mediation Practicum (Provincial Court of British Columbia).

The focus of Jeevyn’s practice is to work closely with senior management and human resources professionals to facilitate the engagement of foreign workers in Canada on either a temporary or permanent basis. In that regard, Jeevyn is experienced in developing corporate immigration strategies to assist employers in their engagement of foreign workers, be it by way of intra-company transfer or international treaty, such as NAFTA or GATS, or as part of a more permanent solution through the Express Entry system.  Jeevyn has represented clients’ interests in the fields of construction, biotech, high-tech, pharmaceutical, health, education, engineering, manufacturing, investment and mining services. Jeevyn has written and presented seminars on a variety of immigration and employment related topics.

Jeevyn is active in the legal community and was elected to represent Vancouver County as a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia for the 2014-2015 and 2017 terms. Having previously served as Vice-Chair of both the Discipline and Act and Rules Committees, Jeevyn continues to sit as a member of the Discipline Committee.  Jeevyn also serves as a Board member and is past president of the South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia. As selected by her peers, Jeevyn is included in the Best Lawyers Canada publication for 2017.  Her community involvement extends to singing at charitable and sporting events and she has, over the years, been a frequent guest anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.

  • Best Lawyer, Canadian publication for 2017 editions for Immigration Law
  • Volunteer singing appearances at charitable and sporting events, including the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.
Summary

Jeevyn represents public sector and business clients in connection with workplace immigration and related issues. She obtained her LL.B. from the University of British Columbia in 1997, was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 1998 and has completed extensive mediation training that includes the Mediation Practicum (Provincial Court of British Columbia).

The focus of Jeevyn’s practice is to work closely with senior management and human resources professionals to facilitate the engagement of foreign workers in Canada on either a temporary or permanent basis. In that regard, Jeevyn is experienced in developing corporate immigration strategies to assist employers in their engagement of foreign workers, be it by way of intra-company transfer or international treaty, such as NAFTA or GATS, or as part of a more permanent solution through the Express Entry system.  Jeevyn has represented clients’ interests in the fields of construction, biotech, high-tech, pharmaceutical, health, education, engineering, manufacturing, investment and mining services. Jeevyn has written and presented seminars on a variety of immigration and employment related topics.

Jeevyn is active in the legal community and was elected to represent Vancouver County as a Bencher of the Law Society of British Columbia for the 2014-2015 and 2017 terms. Having previously served as Vice-Chair of both the Discipline and Act and Rules Committees, Jeevyn continues to sit as a member of the Discipline Committee.  Jeevyn also serves as a Board member and is past president of the South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia. As selected by her peers, Jeevyn is included in the Best Lawyers Canada publication for 2017.  Her community involvement extends to singing at charitable and sporting events and she has, over the years, been a frequent guest anthem singer for the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.

EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Admission, British Columbia, 1998
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1997

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  •  Elected Bencher, Vancouver County, Law Society of British Columbia 2014-2015, 2017
    • Current Member, Discipline, Act and Rules, Unauthorized Practice Committees
  • Director and Past President, South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, University of British Columbia Alumni Advisory Council
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Association of South Asian Professionals
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer singing appearances at charitable and sporting events, including the Vancouver Canucks NHL hockey team.
Representative Work
Publications/Presentations
  • Best Lawyer, Canadian publication for 2017 editions for Immigration Law

EDUCATION / BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Bar Admission, British Columbia, 1998
  • LL.B., University of British Columbia, 1997

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT

  •  Elected Bencher, Vancouver County, Law Society of British Columbia 2014-2015, 2017
    • Current Member, Discipline, Act and Rules, Unauthorized Practice Committees
  • Director and Past President, South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia
  • Member, Law Society of British Columbia
  • Member, University of British Columbia Alumni Advisory Council
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Association of South Asian Professionals
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia