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Carrie Wright

Senior Associate & Compliance/Litigation Manager

Carrie is a Senior Associate at BartLAW Canadian Immigration and is a barrister and solicitor in Toronto, Ontario.

Since joining BartLAW in August 2011, Carrie has specialized in Canadian immigration and citizenship law. She has assisted both corporate and individual clients on work permit applications, labour market impact assessments, and employer compliance issues and reviews.

Carrie has also dealt with a range of additional applications, including permanent resident cards, citizenship, humanitarian and compassionate applications, and refugee applications. She has also assisted on applications for judicial review to the Federal Court.

Work History

  • 2011-present: BartLAW Canadian Immigration Barristers and Solicitors
  • 2009-2011: Law Clerk at the Federal Court


  • 2010: Admitted to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada
  • 2006-2009: Juris Doctor, Western University School of Law
  • 2002-2006: Bachelor of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University


  • Chapter 7 of the 2014 Edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to: Corporate Immigration, published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London – co-author
  • Chapter of ABIL Global Business Immigration Practice Guide (LexisNexis Publishers) by Stephen Yale-Loehr, Editor (2014 and 2015 Edition) – co-author
  • Article in Immigration and Nationality Newsletter (October 2017 – Newsletter of the Union Internationale des Avocats) “Canada: It’s Not All Sunshine and Rainbows” – co-author
  • Article in Lawyer’s Daily (November 27, 2017) “Liberalization of Marijuana? Not for Foreign Nationals Trying to Enter Canada” – co-author
  • Article in American Bar Association Section of International Law: Canada Committee Year End Report (January 2018) “Canada’s Strict Employer Compliance Regime: The Most Stringent Worldwide” – co-author
  • Article in Immigration and Nationality Law News (Volume 21, Number 1 – Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division) “The hidden liabilities – the impact of Canadian immigration regulations on mergers and acquisitions” – co-author
  • Article in Lawyer’s Daily (April 17, 2018) “Judgment Day: Employer Penalties for IRPR Non-Compliance” – co-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart
  • Article in Union Internationale des Avocats Newsletter (May 2018) “Canada: Immigration Compliance for Employers: Sanctions and Penalties under the IRPR” – co-author
  • Chapter of Business Immigration Global Guide (Thomson Reuters) by Laura Devine, Editor (2018 Edition) “Business Immigration in Canada: Overview” – co-author

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, Business Travel and Short Term Mobility: International Legal Trends: A Joint Union Internationale des Avocats-International Association of Young Lawyers Seminar, “Miscellaneous Short-Term Immigration Categories”, April 2014, Toronto, Canada
  • Speaker, American Bar Association Section of International Law Immigration Committee Speaker Series, “Current and Proposed Canadian Cannabis Laws and Immigration Admissibility and Removal”, November 8, 2017, Webinar