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About Alastair Clarke

Alastair Clarke is the Founder of Clarke Immigration Law, a full-service legal firm based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Called the Bar in Ontario (2008) and Manitoba (2013), he has practiced for both private firms and in the public sector. In Toronto, he taught immigration and refugee law at Seneca College and he currently gives regular guest lectures at the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law. He has lived in 20 cities on 4 continents and provides services in French, Spanish and Japanese.

Aside from his practice, Alastair serves as a Presiding Chair of the Cooperative Housing Appeal Tribunal (Manitoba), and as a Board Member for the John Howard Society.

Posts by Alastair Clarke

Study Permits & Uncertainty

Sourcing Outside Our Silos

Cost(s) of Slow Processing

Using AI for Legal Research

Immigration Litigation: Current Issues, Part 1

In-Person Conferences: Will You Show Up?

Remedies for Visitor Visa Refusals

Refugee Law & Climate Change

On the Importance of Language

Legal Podcasts

Spam, Cold Calls and Triage

SlawTips and Practice Management

Manitoba Tribunal Seeking New Members

Canada 150 and the Meaning of Citizenship

Lawyers & Limelight

New Minister, Same Focus?

Statutes of Limitations & Mrs. Trump

“Silly Rules” of Immigration Law

Cultural Shift at IRCC: #Sunnydays

The Profession of the Privileged

Refugee Law: Reactive Legislation From Denmark