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Annsley Kesten

Associate
Lawyer

Annsley Kesten is an associate lawyer at BARTLAW Canadian Immigration in Toronto. Annsley’s practice area is primarily focused on corporate immigration matters, with emphasis on intra-company transfers, professionals, and work permit-exempt applications. In addition, Annsley has experience in assisting clients with a range of temporary residence applications, including temporary resident visas, study permits, visitor records, criminal rehabilitation and temporary resident permits.

Work History

  • 2015-Present: BartLAW Canadian Immigration Barristers and Solicitors
  • 2014-2015: Student-at-Law, Fogler Rubinoff LLP

Education

  • 2015: Called to Bar
  • 2014: Juris Doctor, Queen’s University Faculty of Law
  • 2012: Certificate in Public International Law, Bader International Study Centre, Queen’s University Faculty of Law
  • 2011: Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Dean’s Honour List, The University of Western Ontario
  • 2007: Western Scholarship of Distinction

Publications

  • Article for AILA Global Migration Section Digest ( March 2018) “CETA: Mobilizing Labour Beyond the Sea” – co-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart
  • Baker McKenzie Link (online resource – 2018) Canadian Residence-Domicile-Citizenship Chapter – co-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart.
  • Article for ABA 2018 Year in Review “Facilitating Access to Canada’s Labour Market for European Citizens” – co-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart
  • Article for The Lawyers Daily (July 2018) “Canada’s new impaired driving laws tougher on immigrants” – co-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Union Internationale des Avocats – 61st Annual Congress “CETA Labour Mobility: Canadian Legal Perspective”, Toronto, Canada, October 2017.