Scott’s practice includes all aspects of Canadian immigration, refugee and citizenship law, serving both individuals and businesses. His experience includes temporary residence applications, family class sponsorship, economic immigration, humanitarian applications, refugee claims and appeals, immigration appeals, as well as judicial review in Federal Court.
Scott appears regularly before the Federal Court and has represented clients on immigration related matters before all levels of court in Nova Scotia. He has also represented clients before all the tribunals of the Immigration & Refugee Board – Immigration Division, Immigration Appeal Division, Refugee Protection Division and Refugee Appeal Division.
Scott was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2011 after receiving his law degree from Dalhousie University.
Active in his community, Scott has been volunteering with the Halifax Refugee Clinic since 2008, including serving on the board from 2013-2016.
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