About Us

Shawar Law


Our Edmonton criminal defence lawyers have experience in all areas of criminal law, and are prepared to defend clients accused of all types of offences, including:

  • Impaired driving (also known as driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while impaired (DWI)).
  • Domestic assault.
  • Charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  • Sexual assault (rape).
  • Assault, assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, aggravated assault.
  • Shoplifting, theft under/over $5,000, robbery, robbery with firearm (armed robbery), break and enter, fraud etc.
  • Child Pornography.

Preparing and submitting any kind of application to Citizenship and Immigration Canada be it an application for permanent residence status to Canada, a work permit, visitor visa application, or any other type of application to Citizenship and Immigration Canada is often a daunting experience and task.

Edmonton Immigration Lawyers  assess your immigration matters based on your own individual circumstances and can guide, assist and deal with Citizenship and Immigration Canada on your behalf to get you the necessary results you want without all of the confusion and rejection that often comes with trying to deal with Citizenship and Immigration Canada on your own.

Our immigration lawyers can help you in the following categories:

  • Family Sponsorship.
  • Skilled Workers
  • Canada Experience Class
  • Business Immigration
  • Work Permits
  • Student & Visitors Visa

Our Edmonton Family Law Lawyers understand the difficulty that our clients are going through during a divorce and we work hard to ensure the best possible settlement or outcome for our clients. We offer competitive fee arrangements. If you are going through a divorce or are thinking about separating or getting divorced, please contact us for a consultation and find out how we can assist you.

  • Divorce and Separation.
  • Custody & Parenting.
  • Access & Contact
  • Support & Maintenance
  • Matrimonial Property
  • Prenuptial & Adult Interdependent Partner Agreements

About Us

Eric Shawar of Shawar Law is a Barrister & Solicitor who specializes in all types of immigration cases, including applications for Permanent Residence for Skilled Workers, Entrepreneurs, Investors, Family Sponsorship, and Humanitarian and Compassionate (H & C) cases.

Shawar Law  offers comprehensive immigration services, including applications for Temporary Residence, such as Work Permits, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Permanent Resident Card renewals and Citizenship applications.

Shawar Law  provides the full range of litigation services, including hearings and appeals before the Federal Court of Canada and the Immigration and Refugee Board. Our immigration lawyers have extensive experience in every aspect of immigration law, having dealt with various complex and challenging cases, and earning us a position as one of the top three immigration law firms in Edmonton, Alberta.

if you are looking to change  your life, immigration is not an easy decision to take, Edmonton immigration lawyers at Shawar Law can be your partner  in this decision, our office offers a full spectrum of immigration law services from permanent residence and citizenship applications through to inadmissibility and detention issues.

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Our Lawyers

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Eric Shawar

Lawyer Eric Shawar, Canada immigration lawyer working from Edmonton, Canada.

Eric Shawar B.A. LL.B. is a graduate of the University of Alberta Law School and has seven years work experience in the areas of immigration and criminal law. After completing his articling year and being called to the bar in 2007, Eric Shawar began his own law practice specializing in the area of immigration law and immigration litigation as well as criminal law. He is one of a handful of lawyers in the province of Alberta who practice in the area of Canadian immigration law.