Sonia Matkowsky (Akilov) - Immigration Lawyer
Sonia Matkowsky (Akilov), J.D., BA (Honours)
Senior Immigration Lawyer
Sonia holds a Jurisprudence Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Science, Law & Society from York University.
Prior to co-founding Matkowsky Immigration Law, Sonia practiced immigration law with two of Canada’s largest immigration law firms - Green and Spiegel, and KPMG law. Sonia has experience helping both individuals and Fortune 500 companies with their immigration matters.
Sonia's specialized skill set includes helping clients with difficult issues such as:
Previously Refused applications
IAD and Federal Court for Sponsorship appeals
Residency Obligation appeals
Immigration Division Hearings on Inadmissibility Cases
Judicial Review and Reconsideration for previously refused applications
Procedural Fairness Letter Responses
Criminal Rehabilitation and overcoming inadmissibility
Misrepresentation & Inadmissibility
Medical Inadmissibility Issues & formulating medical plans and arguments to overcome PR application refusals
Sonia's influential win at the Federal Court established a new law in Canada; Toki vs Minister of Citizenship and Immigration . For Sonia's other litigation cases at the Immigration Appeal Division and Federal Court: Federal Court and Immigration Appeal Division
B.A (Hons.), J.D.
direct line: 1.416.259.9221
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