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Brendan Sheridan

Associate

Suite 900, Purdy’s Wharf Tower One
1959 Upper Water St.
Halifax, N.S.
B3J 3N2

+1.902.420.3200

+1.902.420.1417

bsheridan@stewartmckelvey.com

Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Ontario, 2017; Nova Scotia, 2019

Legal Assistant(s): Linsay Newell

Brendan advises businesses and individuals on their Canadian immigration path. He guides Canadian and foreign-based organizations on possible routes to bring in foreign workers to fill a labour shortage, to bring in a foreign employee possessing specialized knowledge, or to allow the company to have the necessary personnel in place to fulfill the terms of a contract. Brendan’s representation of clients include:

  • Providing immigration strategies for businesses needing to bring foreign workers to Canada and to individuals seeking to extend their temporary resident status or seeking permanent residence.
  • Assisting employers with Labour-Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) applications, and LMIA-exempt applications and advising them on their resulting obligations.
  • Working with individuals to determine their eligibility for temporary residence and to obtain work permits, and visitor visas.
  • Providing guidance to individual clients on pathways to permanent residency and assisting them with building these applications.
  • Guiding clients with regards to immigration matters being assessed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Service Canada and Canadian Border Services.

Education & Career

Education

Dalhousie University Schulich School of Law, JD, 2015
Mount Allison University, BA (Honours), 2012

Activities

Member, Canadian Bar Association
Volunteer, Pro Bono Project, Schulich School of Law, 2012

 
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