Our team of dedicated experts is comprised of immigration lawyers and experienced consultants that each bring a variety of unique experiences to their work and they are supported by a team of hardworking administrators and clerks, who make valuable contributions to our law firm ‘s success. We are versed in many different languages and we are proud that we are able to assist the majority of our clients in their own language.
Our Mission Statement
Chantal Desloges - Founder and Law Firm Principal
Barrister and Solicitor, Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as: A Specialist in Citizenship and Immigration Law and a Specialist in Refugee Law
Chantal’s practice encompasses all areas of Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee law, such as business class applications, skilled workers, family sponsorships, work and study permits, refugee cases, citizenship applications, plus Appeals and Judicial Reviews of refused cases. Chantal places a great deal of importance on client relationships, and ensuring that the clients are treated as valued partners in the immigration process.
In 2012, Chantal received the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Award for her outstanding contributions to Canada, as an immigration lawyer and human rights advocate. Chantal was also awarded the 2012 Canadian Bar Association Young Lawyers Pro Bono Award in recognition of her "outstanding legal services benefiting the community" and for advocating on behalf of some of the most marginalized individuals in our society.
Chantal graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1997 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1999. She articled with Green & Spiegel in 1997/98 and was admitted as an Associate Lawyer in 1999. She was invited to partnership at Green & Spiegel in 2005. After an enriching experience of more than 12 years with Green & Spiegel, she established her own firm, Chantal Desloges Professional Corporation, in August, 2010. Chantal was co-Professor of Immigration Law at Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000/2001, and she continues to be an occasional guest lecturer in the school’s Immigration Intensive Program. She served as Curriculum Co-ordinator and Lecturer for the Seneca College Immigration Practitioner Certificate Program from 1999 - 2010.
In 2002, she founded an immigration and refugee law free advice clinic at Warden Woods Community Centre in Scarborough, Ontario. The clinic operated until 2006 and was designed to perform a community service by assisting low-income people in Scarborough to get free summary advice from experienced lawyers, and to get suitable referrals to Legal Aid or to the private Bar. In 2005, she assisted in the creation of a non-profit charity dedicated to the establishment of a new reception house for refugees and new immigrants in Toronto and served on the first Board of the new organization.
Chantal has significant international experience and a broad cultural understanding, regularly traveling to Europe, the Middle East, the Americas, and South Asia to deliver seminars and hold client meetings with regard to immigration to Canada.
Chantal is currently a member of the French language consultative committee for the Toronto Police. She regularly participates in community education programs by giving speeches, lectures and training seminars at the Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada, and community centres on the subject of immigration and refugee law. She has been invited by national and local television stations such as CBC, CTV News, W5, Canada AM, OMNI news, and 100 Huntley Street for her viewpoint on various immigration issues and cases. She has also been interviewed and quoted in national and local newspapers such as the Toronto Star, Toronto Sun, Globe and Mail, National Post and the Ottawa Citizen.
Chantal is fluent in English and French.
Kenneth Ng, B.A. (Hons.), LL.B. - Managing Lawyer
Barrister and Solicitor
Ken is an experienced lawyer and assists clients in all aspects of Canadian immigration law specializing in corporate employee transfers and investor and entrepreneur class applications. He also advises clients on a wide of matters including skilled worker and temporary worker applications, provincial nominee applications; family class and Canadian experience class applications; student, and visitor visas; humanitarian and compassionate grounds applications; and admissibility and enforcement matters, including detention reviews, appeals and judicial reviews.
In addition to serving his clients, Ken also plays an instrumental role as CDPC's managing lawyer with firm management and co-ordinating our firm’s marketing and business development initiatives. He is the firm's privacy officer and also responsible for managing the firm's technology resources as well as knowledge management and precedents system.
He completed his undergraduate studies at Queen’s University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and then attended law school at the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law where he received his Bachelor of Laws in 2000. Ken is a member of the Immigration Law Section of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations.
Ken articled and practiced corporate and commercial law at a leading Canadian business law firm and operated an executive legal recruitment firm before joining our firm. He brings a truly international perspective to his work, which is shaped by his extensive travels abroad, including studying international law in Hong Kong, China and Tokyo, Japan. He has also worked in the legal departments of First Pacific Company Limited, a publicly listed Hong Kong based, multi-national conglomerate and the Tokyo office of a leading U.S. Investment bank.
In his spare time, Ken is avid photographer and traveller. He twice completed the ‘Camino de Santiago’, a 850km+hiking route across Northern Spain; trekked through the northern Sahara, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the Grossglockner in Austria and Mt. Aso (Naka-daka), an active volcano in Japan.
Ken is fluent in English and speaks Chinese (Cantonese).
伍国基律师（Kenneth K. NG）作为Chantal Desloges 律师事务所（CDPC）的主管律师，是一位资历深厚，精通企业法、人力资源与人才招聘法规的专家。伍国基律师尤其擅长于引进具备国际视野的企业家、投资者、行政及高管人员到加拿大拓展企业宏图， 为他们出谋划策。由于处理移民加拿大的丰富经验让他的客户遍布全球，包括美国、中国、亚洲、欧洲、土耳其、俄罗斯、巴西、印度、斯里兰卡、巴基斯坦以及埃及、尼日利亚、沙特阿拉伯、伊朗、伊拉克、阿富汗、约旦、黎巴嫩和阿联酋等中东及非洲国家。
加拿大CDPC律师事务所是专注于协助企业、投资者与创业人士获取在加拿大营商所需的批文和签证事务的专家。鉴于细腻如中华书法的加拿大法则与律例 - 只有具备丰富实践经验的大师才能发挥神来之笔。伍国基律师及CDPC的团队将凭着其专业知识与广泛的资源，竭诚为每一位来自中国的客户提供服务，并按照其个别条件提供量身定制的方案。一切客户信息均以最严谨的专业操守与保密措施维护。
Phillip J.L. Trotter
Barrister and Solicitor
Phillip J.L. Trotter graduated from McGill in 2007 and was called to the Ontario Bar in June 2009. He has a general law practice that significantly focuses on immigration and refugee law.
Phil has represented clients in various courts and administrative tribunals, including the Immigration and Refugee Board, the Ontario Court of Justice, Superior Court of Justice, Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court. Phil prefers to settle legal matters with opposing counsel through reasonable negotiations and alternative dispute resolution, and also effectively represents clients in an adversarial legal process when required. Phil carefully strives to understand clients and their legal issues thoroughly, and to effectively advance the clients’ best interests in harmony with the integrity of the legal system and society generally.
Phil offer legal consultation and other legal services to Chantal Desloges Professional Corporation. His interest in immigration and refugee law is based on a sincere appreciation of the value of Canada's multicultural identity as an example to the world. Phil has his own general law practice and represents clients in a variety other legal matters.
Phil is fluent in English and French.
Barrister and Solicitor
Ian is a lawyer and he has assisted clients on a wide range of immigration, citizenship and refugee law matters including judicial reviews, stay motions, deferral requests, PRRA and H&C applications, temporary resident permits, study and work permits, criminal rehabilitation as well as permanent resident applications under various programs.
Ian was admitted to the Colorado Bar in 2010, completed his Certificate of Qualification from the NCA in March 2011 and was called to the Ontario Bar in September 2012. He graduated from the University of Wyoming College of Law in 2008. Prior to that he majored in History and English Literature and received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.
Ian articled with our firm in 2011-2012. Prior to joining our firm, Ian worked as a Student Attorney with the University of Wyoming College of Law's Defender Aid Clinic and as a mediator with St. Stephen's Conflict Resolution Services in Toronto.
Professional and Community Activities
Member of the Colorado Bar Association
Member of the American Bar Association
Member of the Canadian Bar Association
Member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario
Articling Student (2012-2013)
Angelina graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) and a Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto. She intends to be called to the Ontario Bar in September 2013.
As a law student, Angelina gained experience with refugee law and litigation through her volunteer work with a legal clinic and Pro Bono Students Canada. She looks forward to the opportunity to continue serving clients seeking assistance with refugee and immigration matters.
Angelina speaks English, Cantonese, and some Mandarin.
Sam is a third-year Juris Doctor candidate (class of 2013) at the University of Toronto. Prior to law school, Sam studied Peace and Conflict Studies at the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Toronto.
As a law student, Sam was awarded the Ting Sum Tang Memorial Prize (awarded to the student taking the highest place in Immigration Law) and the John Yaremko Award in Human Rights.
Sam is a member of the student chapter of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers at the University of Toronto.
As an undergraduate student, Sam was the Co-Director of Compliance Studies of the G8 Research Group at the Munk School of Global Affairs. In this capacity he attended the 2010 G8/G20 Summits in Toronto. Also as an undergraduate, Sam’s research on the Cold War-era legal disputes between the Soviet Union and the United States before the International Court of Justice was published in “The Future of History”.
Sam and his family moved to Italy when he was four years old, and they split their ten years there between a small town in Tuscany and mainland Venice. As a result, Sam enjoys cooking (and eating) Italian food and traveling. Sam is also an avid sports fan – especially U.S. college basketball and soccer.
Sam is fluent in Italian.
Ahrum is a third-year Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Ottawa. She previously obtained a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University.
Prior to law school, Ahrum worked at the Canadian and Korean Red Cross and participated in the Canadian International Development Agency’s Internship supporting a primary education development project in Cameroon. During her law school years, she has participated in the student chapter of the Canadian Refugee Lawyers Association and the International Criminal Court Legal Tools Project based at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in Oslo.
She is also fluent in French and Korean.
Consultants and Administrators
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) Member of the ICCRC (Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council) Membership number R415647
Velitchka is a Member in good standing of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) and a Fellow of the Canadian Migration Institute (CMI).
She holds a Master of Arts Degree from the University of Moscow, Russia as well as an Immigration Practitioner Certificate with High Honours from Seneca College in Toronto.
Velitchka has 14 years of experience in the immigration field and has contributed to the successful immigration to Canada of thousands of people from all over the world. Velitchka’s expertise lays in assessing the chances of potential immigrants’ under the available immigration programs, consulting them about options, as well as processing immigration and citizenship applications.
Velitchka regularly travels to Eastern Europe, former Soviet Union, and Latin America with consultations and seminars to explain to potential clients the current immigration programs and select qualified candidates. She is able to lend a valuable Eastern European perspective to the practice.
Velitchka is fluent in English, Russian, Bulgarian, and Macedonian.
Senior Immigration Case Manager
Rupal holds a Bachelor of Arts, Honours degree in Economics from the University of Delhi, India.
She has over 12 years of experience in Canadian immigration and is responsible for effectively processing all types of temporary and permanent residence applications, in addition to Refugee claims, Humanitarian and Compassionate applications, Federal Court matters, as well as various appeals filed with the Immigration and Refugee Board.
Before coming to Canada, Rupal was a Case Analyst with the Canadian High Commission in New Delhi, India where she gained extensive experience in immigration and in 2003 won an Award of Excellence for outstanding performance.
Rupal is fluent in English, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. She is able to lend a valuable South Asian perspective in the processing of many cases handled by the firm.
Client Development Consultant
Mehreen has assisted hundreds of families to immigrate to and settle in Canada. Although she has worked with clients from all over the world, her personal and professional network is particularly rich in Pakistan, South East Asia and the Middle East.
Mehreen holds a LL.B degree from the University of Punjab and a LL.M degree from the University of London, UK. Her areas of research and education were Human Rights and Law & Development. She attended the Immigration & Refugee Law Practitioners Certificate Program, at Seneca College and passed it with High Honours.
She has over 12 years of experience in Canada in the access to justice sector assisting new comer immigrants with providing them information about the settlement process and legal information. Mehreen has worked at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Connecting Communities With Counsel project, with Pro Bono Law Ontario as well as with the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario establishing and managing their pro bono project. In her volunteer capacity she served as the Toronto Chair for Equal Voice, as the Vice-President of Council of Agencies Serving South Asians and the Co-Chair of the East Scarborough Storefront.
Mehreen is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi.
Rovena is a former client who had experienced our services first-hand. She assists our lawyers and senior case managers on a wide range of citizenship, immigration and refugee matters including temporary resident visas, work and study permits, LMOs, super visas as well as PR applications under various programs such as spousal sponsorship, Canadian experience class, federal skilled worker and arranged employment.
Rovena holds a Bachelor Degree in Geography and a Marketing Certificate from Tirana University in Albania.
Rovena is fluent in English, French, Italian and Albanian.
Renier is our receptionist and an administrative assistant. In addition to his receptionist duties he assists our lawyers and immigration professionals on a wide range of administrative matters including coordinating schedules, intake of new client information, managing vendor relationships and payment processing.
He immigrated to Canada in 2011 and first joined our firm as a volunteer in order to gain practical Canadian law office experience. Renier is qualified as a lawyer in Venezuela and applies his previous training to develop skills in his new career in Canadian immigration law.
Renier earned his law degree from Universidad Santa Maria and he is fluent in Spanish and English.