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Andrey Leshyner

Lawyer

Andrey Leshyner is your gateway to achieving your Canadian dream.

With a humane and rigorous approach, Andrey Leshyner accompanies clients wishing to settle in Canada for personal or professional reasons. His sound legal advice on international mobility and permanent residency helps you avoid potential pitfalls before they hinder your immigration goal.

Andrey’s specializes in work permit applications that require a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), work permits exempted from LMIA’s, or permits obtained under certain international agreements. He also handles applications from immigrant entrepreneurs or investors from Quebec. Regardless of whether the application is for temporary resident status, permanent resident status or citizenship, Andrey is fully involved at all stages of the process. He also has expertise in representing clients before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and the Federal Court.

Passionate about international law and diplomacy, he has been involved in the Clinique internationale de défense des droits humains de l’UQAM, participated in the Model United Nations and written numerous articles on international human rights law.

Andrey Leshyner is your gateway to achieving your Canadian dream.

With a humane and rigorous approach, Andrey Leshyner accompanies clients wishing to settle in Canada for personal or professional reasons. His sound legal advice on international mobility and permanent residency helps you avoid potential pitfalls before they hinder your immigration goal.

Andrey’s specializes in work permit applications that require a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA), work permits exempted from LMIA’s, or permits obtained under certain international agreements. He also handles applications from immigrant entrepreneurs or investors from Quebec. Regardless of whether the application is for temporary resident status, permanent resident status or citizenship, Andrey is fully involved at all stages of the process. He also has expertise in representing clients before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada and the Federal Court.

Passionate about international law and diplomacy, he has been involved in the Clinique internationale de défense des droits humains de l’UQAM, participated in the Model United Nations and written numerous articles on international human rights law.

Field of practice

Co-author, État de l’Accessibilité Universelle au Québec : Savoir franchir les barrières, Regroupement des activistes pour l’inclusion au Québec et Service aux collectivités, 2015, 28p.

Author, La dénucléarisation de l’Ukraine: décision stratégique? Dossier spécial Le Pupitre International, 2015.

LL.B.
Université de Sherbrooke, 2018

Bachelor’s degree International Law and Legal studies
Université du Québec à Montréal, 2015

Member, Barreau du Québec

Member, Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, International Association of Young Lawyers

Editor, Quebec Journal of International Law, 2022 to present

Member, The Young Bar of Montreal’s Research and Legislation Committee, 2020 to present

Researcher, Probono Université de Sherbrooke, 2017-2018

Member, Avocats sans frontières, Université de Sherbrooke, 2018

Delegate, National Model United Nations at New York, 2012 and 2016