Stéphane Duval > McCarthy Tétrault > Montreal, Canada > Lawyer Profile

McCarthy Tétrault
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
Suite 2500
Montréal QC H3B 0A2

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Leader of the National Immigration Law Practice. He possess a sound expertise in various aspects of immigration law, specifically relating to corporate immigration and global mobility of foreign workers. He provides multinational corporations, executives and specialized foreign workers with high-end service and creative solutions. He provides a wide range of legal advice, including developing and advising on strategic international mobility issues, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions, legal compliance with immigration rules, and filling labour shortages. Stephane has been recognized for his 20+ years of innovative, creative and responsive services adapted to the very specific needs of his clients. He is regularly asked to lecture or act as moderator at various conferences on immigration law. Frequently interviewed by journalists on immigration issues. Previously acted as a Canadian Immigration and Customs Officer. He is leading and developing the firm’s expansion of it’s corporate immigration practice.


Québec Bar, 1997.


Past Chair, Canadian Bar Association, Immigration Law Section; Past-President of the Québec Division.

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Canada > Business immigration

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Stéphane Duval – McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault has the bulk of its business immigration strength at its Montréal office, while offering support from across the country for its national and multinational client base. Practice group leader Stéphane Duval works between Toronto and Montréal, his focus is on corporate immigration and global mobility of workers and he draws on professional experience at Immigration Canada prior to his law career. Promoted to partner in March 2021, Julie Resetarits is a further key contact, while counsel Mélanie Houle and associate Shefali Tanna stand out from a strong pool of non-partner lawyers.