Kareem I
Kareem I

Kareem Ibrahim


Kareem is the Managing Lawyer at Kareem Ibrahim Law. Before returning to Ontario​,​ Kareem served as the Valedictorian of their class at UBC​,​ received the inaugural Honourable Donna J. Martinson Access to Justice Award​,​ and was a two-time recipient of the Law Foundation of BC Public Interest Award. They are fluent in French and Spanish and are passionate about helping marginalized individuals facing immigration challenges. Kareem's legal practice includes a wide range of immigration and refugee files​,​ including refugee claims​,​ applications for judicial review at the Federal Court​,​ applications for permanent residence based on humanitarian and compassionate grounds​,​ and pre-removal risk assessments. Kareem is currently a member of the Refugee Lawyers Association of Ontario (RLA)​,​ the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers (CARL)​,​ and the Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association (CILA)​,​ and the Canadian Bar Association. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kareemibrahim/

Work experience

Crossley Law, Desloges Law Group, Battista Migration Law Group, Kareem Ibrahim Law



Areas of practice

Immigration lawyer

- Working Holiday Visa

- Work Permit

- Temporary Work Permit to Canadian PR

- Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)

- NAFTA Work Permits

- Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA)

- Quebec Immigration

- Provincial Nominee Program

- Investors, Entrepreneurs and Self-Employed

- Federal Skilled Worker Program

- Federal Skilled Trades

- Family Class Sponsorship Program

- Express Entry

- Canadian Experience Class (CEC)

- Temporary Resident Permit

- Medical Inadmissibility

- Entering Canada With DUI

- Deemed Rehabilitation

- Criminal Rehabilitation Application

- Criminal Inadmissibility

- Assault Convictions

Professional affiliation

Canadian Bar Association; Refugee Lawyers Association of Ontario; Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association; Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers


Drafting legal submissions, conducting legal research, providing legal advice regarding complex immigration and refugee cases


- English

- French

- Spanish

Qualifications & Education

Juris Doctor (UBC, 2021), B.A. (McGill 2017)

Volunteer experience

Law Students' Legal Advice Program (LSLAP), Access Pro Bono Society of BC, Vancouver Tenants Union, Prisoners' Legal Services (West Coast Prison Justice Society), Access Pro Bono Society of BC, Law Students for Decriminalization & Harm Reduction, Students for Mining Justice, Mathare Slums Community Association (MaSCA), Quebec Public Interest Research Group

Years of experience



- Free, New Client - Video Call

Awards & achievements

Valedictorian (Class of 2021); Honourable Donna Martinson Public Interest Award (2020); Law Foundation Public Interest Award (2019, 2020); Law Students' Legal Advice Program 1L Pozer Award (2019)

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