Recognized Name • BLGPC is a recognized brand in the immigration industry. BLGPC has a well respected and lengthy history with immigration stakeholders. BLGPC is responsible for key decisions that have shaped immigration law. It is one of few remaining law firms that focus exclusively on Canadian citizenship, immigration and refugee law.
• BLGPC has developed a unique expertise in the industry for complex appeals and inadmissibility cases for persons applying for temporary and permanent residence in Canada. Many of our clients are other lawyers and consultants. What our Clients Say
Experience • BLGPC’s team has extensive experience dating back over forty years and has earned successful results at every level of the citizenship, immigration and refugee process – from application stage to the Supreme Court of Canada. Our Recent Success Stories
Highest Designation • BLGPC’s founder and principal lawyer, Mario D. Bellissimo, has achieved the highest possible designation as a Certified Specialist in Citizenship and Immigration Law and Refugee Protection. He is a published author, he teaches immigration law to members of the public and immigration professionals alike, and he is a frequent commentator on television and radio. Mr. Bellissimo’s Biography.
Skilled Team • BLGPC’s multicultural team encompasses many specialties and our staff members are among the most highly trained and most experienced immigration lawyers, consultants and clerks in the country. The standards for practice at BLGPC are rigorous and only those persons with key core competencies and extensive knowledge in the industry form part of the team. Bellissimo Law Group Blogs
Key Stakeholder • BLGPC works with Citizenship & Immigration Canada, Service Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency, Federal Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Canada, Department of Justice and the Immigration and Refugee Board not only on individual cases, but also at the highest levels through our volunteer work on behalf of the Canadian Bar Association. Mr. Bellissimo is National Treasurer of the CBA and Public Affairs Liaison for the Ontario Bar Association. Refer to our Canadian Immigration Blog and our social media platform for recent updates. Refer to Mr. Bellissimo’s Blog and Twitter for recent updates.
Elite Standards • BLGPC only accepts a certain number of cases to ensure it can deliver the highest service standards. Clients are ensured confidentiality, ongoing consultation, file storage, and meaningful participation in the direction and presentation of their case. Initial Consultation & Legal Fees.
Access to Justice • BLGPC is guided by the principle of access to justice and as such, works with legal aid, low income, low bono and pro bono cases. Initial Consultation & Legal Fees.
Legal Publications • BLGPC is at the forefront of legal publications and is responsible for three national publications – the Immigration Law Reporter, Immigration Criminality and Inadmissibility (Bellissimo and Genova), and ImmQuest – all published by Carswell, Canada’s leading legal publisher. Our Publications.