Walking the Tightrope: Avoiding and Resolving Ethical Issues in Immigration Law (Archived Video Stream) 

Mar. 9, 2016
Toronto Online

Walking the Tightrope:
Avoiding and Resolving Ethical Issues in Immigration Law
Citizenship and Immigration Law | Original Program Date: March 9, 2016

View this discussion of common situations that can present difficult ethical challenges for immigration practitioners, strategies for avoiding them, and tools for tackling them once they arise.  Our expert panel will share several hypothetical fact scenarios and engage in a vigorous discussion of the dilemmas and the various options available for managing them.

Gain insights on how to:

  • Recognize potential ethical traps
  • Avoid ethical conundrums where possible
  • Deal with ethical problems when they arise
  • Avoid potential negligence claims
  • Decipher the latest case law on ethical issues and the legal profession


Sergio R. Karas, Certified Specialist in Citizenship and Immigration Law, Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation


Caterina Galati, Senior Competence Counsel, Law Society of Upper Canada
Ian Hu, Counsel, Claims Prevention and practicePRO
Malcolm Mercer, Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP


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