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BARTLAW LLP, Canadian Immigration, Barristers and Solicitors: Announcement of Promotion to Senior Associate — Annsley Kesten

Promotion Announcement: Annsley Kesten, Senior Associate

BARTLAW LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Annsley Kesten to Senior Associate, effective immediately. Since joining BARTLAW LLP in December of 2015, Annsley has practiced exclusively in the area of Canadian immigration and citizenship law. 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 assists clients with a range of temporary residence matters, including open work permits, visitor visas, and overcoming criminal inadmissibility. Annsley has written immigration law articles for rated ABA and AILA publications and contributed to a reference guide Baker McKenzie Link (online resource – 2018 to present) since joining BARTLAW, writing on topics ranging from immigration criminal admissibility to temporary work permits and business immigration laws.


BARTLAW LLP, Canadian Immigration, Barristers and Solicitors, is a prestigious award winning full-service immigration law firm, specializing in Canadian immigration and citizenship law. Established in 1994, it is consistently ranked top tier in legal directories both nationally and internationally. BARTLAW’s legal team of highly trained, exceptionally educated and specialized lawyers provide expertise in every area of Canadian citizenship and immigration law. The firm is regularly published in news, books and articles and interviewed for television and radio. The firm provides expert advice on all aspects of immigration to Canada and assists SME’s and corporate clients including, but not limited to, consulting, finance, arts, IT, hospitality, retail, fashion, pharmaceutical, chemical, manufacturing, education, entertainment industries, in additional to assisting individuals and families.Members of the firm are involved in many organizations including the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the Ontario Bar Association (OBA), American Bar Association (ABA), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), International Bar Association (IBA), Union Internationale des Avocats (UIA) and Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) and the Law Society of Ontario (LSO).