Andrew Carvajal, a partner with Desloges Law Group, is a Toronto lawyer practising in the areas of immigration and refugee law, administrative law, professional licensing and discipline, as well as small claims court litigation.
He received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Master of Arts in sociology and political science, Bachelor of Laws, and Bachelor of Civil Law, all from McGill University, and has been a member of the Law Society of Ontario since 2011.
He is a part-time instructor in a number of immigration consulting courses and is a regular contributor to several publications on matters dealing with immigration and refugee law.
Mr. Carvajal’s immigration practice focuses on permanent residence applications under federal and provincial economic programs, all types of business immigration, applications for sponsorship under the family class and temporary resident applications. He appears frequently for clients at the Immigration and Refugee Board, as well other administrative tribunals. In addition to his immigration practice, Mr. Carvajal represents individuals and corporations in administrative matters, professional and academic discipline cases.
Prior to joining Desloges Law Group, Mr. Carvajal largely practised in various areas of civil litigation, including medical malpractice, regulatory matters involving physicians, insurance defence, commercial disputes, sexual assault claims and matters before various administrative tribunals. Mr. Carvajal taught for five years at the university level while pursuing his studies at McGill University.
A native Colombian, Mr. Carvajal is fully fluent in Spanish with a working proficiency in French.
He is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations, the Canadian Hispanic Bar Association, board member of the Canadian Colombian Professional Association and an active member of the Toronto Hispanic community. He is also collaborator for several Spanish language publications.