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Oliver Mao

Associate
Lawyer

Oliver’s practice currently focuses on temporary residence applications for corporate clients and individuals, permanent residence applications, and citizenship applications. His previous immigration law experience encompasses a diverse range of matters including Judicial Review applications, sponsorship and removal order appeals, Labour Market Impact Assessments and compliance reviews, Intra-Company Transfers, permanent residence applications, provincial nominee applications, work and study permits, as well as NAFTA-based permits and L-visas to the US.

Oliver holds a Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science and Psychology Degree from McMaster University’s Arts and Science Program, and a Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Toronto.

Work history

November 2017 – Present: Associate, BartLAW Canadian Immigration

June 2016 – June 2017: Associate, Borders Law Firm

August 2015 – June 2016: Articling Student, Borders Law Firm

Education

2008-2012: Combined Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science and Psychology, McMaster University

2012-2015: Juris Doctor, University of Toronto

Publications

Jacqueline Rose Bart and Oliver Mao, “With NAFTA’s future uncertain, CETA poised to step up for business travellers”, The Lawyers Daily (19 December 2017), online: <https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/5474/with-nafta-s-future-uncertain-ceta-poised-to-step-up-for-business-travellers>.

 

Jacqueline Rose Bart and Oliver Mao, “Trade in Services: Legal Comparison of CETA to NAFTA”, ABA SIL Immigration and Nationality Law News (Winter 2017/2018) 2.

 

Jacqueline Bart and Oliver Mao, “Labour market impact assessments: Going high or low”, The Lawyers Daily (4 January 2019), online: <https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/9410/labour-market-impact-assessments-going-high-or-low>.

 

Jacqueline Bart and Oliver Mao, “CETA’s one-year immigration mobility report card”, The Lawyers Daily (5 November 2018), online: <https://www.thelawyersdaily.ca/articles/7824/ceta-s-one-year-immigration-mobility-report-card>.

 

Jacqueline Bart and Oliver Mao, “Dual Representation and Conflicts of Interest in Immigration: What Multi-Disciplinary Practices Need to Know”, OBA Citizenship and Immigration Law Section Insider (5 November 2018), online: <https://www.oba.org/Sections/Citizenship-and-Immigration-Law/Articles/Articles-2018/November-2018/Dual-Representation-and-Conflicts-of-Interest-in-I>.