Raj Sharma

Special guest

**Raj Sharma [ Lawyer + Writer ]

Raj Sharma has been practicing immigration law for over 14 years. He is the managing partner of Stewart Sharma Harsanyi which is one of the largest dedicated immigration firm in Canada and is a recognized leader in immigration. He represents clients on the full spectrum of immigration law. Raj is also currently an Adjunct Professor with the University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, teaching the Immigration and Refugee Law course this Fall.

Raj regularly speak son immigration matters and has presented before the Criminal Trial Lawyers Association on two consecutive years as well as the Criminal Defense Lawyers Association of Calgary to discuss changes to immigration laws and the consequences of criminal convictions to foreign nationals and permanent residents.

Raj is also a prolific writer, having written numerous op-eds on immigration, diversity and multi-culturalism that have been published various news outlets. He has appeared on numerous occasions to comment on immigration law and policy changes (CBC TV/Radio, including CBC's The National; Alberta Primetime; Global; CTV; OMNI).

Raj's academic writings include “Deference, the Universe of Discourse and the Standard of Review” published in the Alberta Law Review and a commentary on Canada’s refugee health reforms.

Raj Sharma has been a guest on 1 episode.