- Litigation & Dispute Resolution
- Employment & Labour Law
- Latin America
|University ||LaSalle College, A.E.P., Immigration Consultant, 2007|
|Law School||University of Ottawa, LL.L., cum laude, 2011|
|Languages||English; French; Spanish|
Julio Mena is an associate in the Montreal office of Davis LLP. His practice is focused on business immigration law, litigation and employment law.
Julio assists clients with a range of Canadian immigration matters, including work permit applications for executives, managers and specialized knowledge workers (intra-company transfers) and applications for permanent residence under the economic class and family reunification (sponsorship) programs. He gained first-hand knowledge of immigration procedures and practices by working at Citizenship and Immigration Canada and by participating in a legal research project for Pro Bono Students Canada. Before law school, he completed a professional program to become an immigration consultant.
Julio’s litigation experience includes drafting pleadings and conducting research for senior counsel in commercial matters. His employment law practice includes assisting employers with drafting and reviewing employment contracts and internal policies.
Julio obtained his LL.L. from the University of Ottawa in 2011 and expects to receive his Juris Doctor from the Universite de Montreal in 2014. At the University of Ottawa, Julio was elected Secretary of Lawyers Without Borders (University of Ottawa’s Division). While at the Universite de Montreal, he participated in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna, Austria in 2013.
He joined Davis LLP as a summer student in 2010 and as an associate upon his call to the Quebec Bar.
Julio speaks English, French and Spanish fluently.
Understanding the New Temporary Foreign Work... September 24, 2014 Some franchises, like other businesses in Canada, have relied on the support...
2014 Employment and Labour Law Conference Pr... May 30, 2014 On May 29, 2014, Davis LLP hosted its annual Employment & Labour...
Quebec - Language Requirements: Court Rul... April 14, 2014 The Superior Court of Quebec, under the pen of Justice Michel Yergeau,...
Integrity In Public Contracts Act (Quebec):... September 11, 2013 The Integrity in Public Contracts Act (the “IPCA”), enacted on December 7,...
Quebec - Language Requirements: The T... September 09, 2013 One of the most widely used exceptions to the Charter of the...
Reach Canada’s Student of the Year award, 2011
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Understanding the New Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Pablo Guzman,Julio Mena, September 26, 2014
Some franchises, like other businesses in Canada, have relied on the support of foreign workers to temporarily deal with their labour shortages, where there are no Canadian citizens or permanent residents available. Due to recent major changes in corporate/business immigration law, employers must...
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