Daniel joins the Immigration Litigation Group at MSK LPP after five years of operating his own law practice in Montreal, focused almost exclusively on immigration litigation. He appears regularly before the Federal Court of Canada and all divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board. Daniel has also represented clients charged with criminal offences before the Ontario Court of Justice.
Daniel is also experienced with refugee claims and appeals, judicial reviews, immigration appeals, and detention reviews. His advocacy extends to written submissions, such as pre-removal risk assessments, rehabilitation applications, section 44 reports, Humanitarian and Compassionate application, etc. He approaches all of his clients’ causes, from the simplest to most complicated matters, with the same vigour and discipline.
Daniel is a mentor and evaluator in the Law Practice Program at Ryerson University, the experiential alternative to articling in Ontario. He also acts as a mentor to students at Ryerson University’s Faculty of Law.
Daniel has volunteered extensively with people who are living in situations of homelessness or precarious housing. He routinely helped to serve meals at Montreal’s Accueil Bonneau, where he also participated in its innovative apiculture program “Miel de Bonneau.”