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Maître Blandine Sala

Maître Blandine Sala is the founder of Sala Legal, a firm dealing with immigration law.

Very passionate about multiculturalism and well aware of the difficulties surrounding the immigration process, Maître Sala wanted to set up a multi-purpose firm that deals with temporary and permanent residence applications and offers representation services before the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. Sensitive to her clients’ realities, her mission is to put the law at the people’s service and simplify the immigration process of her clients.

During her studies and after obtaining her title as a lawyer, Ms. Sala was and has been involved in various organizations promoting human rights, including women’s rights. In addition to her private practice, she was in charge of a legal information clinic in an organization advocating for the rights of people living with episodic illnesses.

Involvement and professional associations

  • Member of the Association Québécoise des Avocats et Avocates en Droit de l’Immigration- AQAADI (2016)
  • Member of the Barreau du Québec (2014)

Qualifications and diplomas

  • Barreau du Québec (2013)
  • Juris Doctor in Common Law and Transnational Law (Honor), Université de Sherbrooke (2011)
  • Bachelor in Laws, University of Montreal (2010)
  • Bachelor in Business Administration, International Management profile, HEC Montréal (2007)
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Maître Barbara Brizuela

Maître Barbara Brizuela graduated from the Faculty of Law of the University of Montreal where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in civil law. During her post-secondary studies, she completed a college study session in Kpovié in Benin as well as a university study session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After completing her Bar School training with Me Blandine Sala, Me Brizuela joined the Sala Legal Inc. team in 2019.

Maître Brizuela is committed to providing a rigorous, humane service. She is aware of the challenges of immigration around the world and deals with each file with professionalism and transparency.

She is fluent in French, English and Spanish.

Involvement and professional associations

  • Member of the Association of Progressive Jurists (AJP) (2020)
  • Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association (AQAADI) (2019)
  • Member of the Quebec Bar, Montreal Section (2019)

Diplomas

  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Montreal (2017)
  • Quebec Bar School (2018)
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Maître Marie Létourneau

Maître Letourneau holds a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from Sherbrooke University. During her last semester she pursued her studies in Barcelona, Spain. After obtaining her law degree and, motivated by her keen interest in the defence of human rights and her passion for learning about other cultures, she entered the realm of international cooperation. Me Letourneau completed a first mandate with Lawyers Without Borders in Colombia then a second mandate with SUCO in Peru where she worked on different projects dedicated to the defense of women’s rights and gender equality. Drawing on this experience, she joined Sala Legal in 2020.

Maître Létourneau strives to offer a service based on a sensitive and rigorous support approach in order to render the immigration process fully accessible to anyone who wishes to pursue a life project in Canada.

Our partners

In order to walk its clients through every step of the immigration process, the firm regularly collaborates with organizations and companies offering services in fields related to immigration.

Well aware that being part of a work force is often a key factor in a successful immigration, the Sala Legal practice collaborates regularly with the Sanon Consulting firm. Founded by Mrs. Betty Sanon, certified industrial relations counsellor (CRIC) and with nearly 15 years of experience in human resources, the firm offers newcomers support services in job searching, resume writing, interview simulations and many more.

The firm also provides human resource outsourcing services to employers to help organizations, teams and individuals work in a healthy work environment. Their motto: Happy employees are more productive, more involved, more proactive and more efficient.

To learn more about them, please contact them by phone at 1-866-597-3516, or by email at bonjour@sanonrh.com and visit their website: www.sanonrh.com

Concerned with the well-being of its clients, our firm invites any woman struggling with a difficult situation to contact the Front Line Services of the Women’s Center of Montreal located on the Plateau Mont-Royal. As an entryway to the Women’s Center of Montreal, the Front Line Services offers women a place where they can receive support in complete confidentiality and with respect. In order to assist as many women as possible, they offer their services in French, English, Arabic, Spanish and Creole. The Center provides women in Canada and elsewhere with basic services that promote their personal, social, psychological and economic independence.

To learn more about them, feel free to call them at 514-842-4780 and visit their website: www.centredesfemmesdemtl.org

The firm regularly collaborates with Talent Immigrant, whose mission is to nurture immigrant talent, facilitate their social and professional integration and encourage them to get involved in their new society. With this in mind, the organization regularly organizes networking activities aimed to mobilizing all professionals with an immigrant background in order to help them develop a support network for everybody.

To learn more about them, please contact them by phone at 1-438-738-4841 , or by email at contact@talent-immigrant.com and visit their website: www.talent-immigrant.com

Given the stakes of the international mobility of students and workers, Maitre Blandine Sala collaborates regularly with her French counterpart, Maitre Christel Boissel, founder of the Cabinet CBAvocats based in Paris, in order to offer high legal security and foolproof responsive services. In addition to her specialty in French business law, the firm also offers advice and takes care of visa applications for Canadian students and workers who wish to immigrate to France.

To learn more about them, please contact them by phone at 001 33 678595462 and visit their website: www.cbavocat.fr

Chez Impôt Laplante, l’approche humaine est extrêmement importante. Nous prenons le temps de poser les bonnes questions à chaque client afin de s’assurer que son dossier d’impôt soit complet, ce qui lui permettra d’obtenir le maximum de crédits et déductions.

Situés au cœur du Plateau Mont-Royal, nous desservons une clientèle des plus variées à travers le grand Montréal : résidents temporaires (PVTistes, travailleurs qualifiés, étudiants étrangers), résidents permanents, nouveaux arrivants et également beaucoup de travailleurs autonomes, salariés et retraités.