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Carrie Wright

Senior Associate & Compliance/Litigation Manager

Carrie is a Senior Associate and Compliance/Litigation Manager at BARTLAW Canadian Immigration and is a barrister and solicitor in Toronto, Ontario.

Carrie possesses significant expertise in Federal Court Immigration applications for judicial review.

Since joining BARTLAW in August 2011, Carrie has practiced exclusively in the area of 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 is experienced and knowledgeable in Canadian immigration law relating to permanent resident cards, citizenship, humanitarian and compassionate applications, and refugee applications.

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-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart
  • Chapter of ABIL Global Business Immigration Practice Guide (LexisNexis Publishers) by Stephen Yale-Loehr, Editor (2014 and 2015 Edition) – co-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart
  • Article in Immigration and Nationality Newsletter (October 2017 – Newsletter of the Union Internationale des Avocats) “Canada: It’s Not All Sunshine and Rainbows” – co-authored with Jacqueline Bart
  • Article in Lawyer’s Daily (November 27, 2017) “Liberalization of Marijuana? Not for Foreign Nationals Trying to Enter Canada” – co-authored with Jacqueline Bart
  • 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-authored with Jacqueline Bart
  • 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-authored with Jacqueline R. Bart

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