David Cohen and his team of Canadian immigration specialists are dedicated to assisting you with achieving your goal of immigrating to Canada and becoming a Canadian citizen. Meet the team:David Cohen – Lead Attorney and Senior Partner at Campbell Cohen
David Cohen is Senior Partner at the Campbell Cohen immigration law offices, and leads the Canadian Business Immigration team on all client mandates. David graduated from prestigious McGill University’s Faculty of Law, and is a member of both the Quebec and Canadian Bar Associations, as well as the American Immigration Lawyers Association. David started his own practice in 1976, just when the Canadian government was radically changing its immigration laws and policies. He decided the timing was right to make Immigration law his area of expertise. In 1994, David became one of the first lawyers to offer a full range of Canadian immigration services to prospective immigrants and foreign temporary workers over the Internet. He is also the managing editor of the Canada Immigration Newsletter, which appears monthly.
David is a member in good standing of the Canadian Bar Association, Le Barreau du Québec and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Abid Saigol – International Business Advisor
Abid brings a wealth of international business experience to Campbell Cohen's Canadian immigration team. Abid graduated with honours from the undergraduate division of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Abid worked for many years as a promoter and Director of Finance and IT for a large industrial group in Pakistan. From 1989 to 2000, Abid functioned as the CEO of Pakistan`s largest Solvent Extraction facility specializing in the production of Cooking Oils from locally grown and imported oilseeds. He was also involved in the structuring of several international financial transactions, which included working with multinational financial institutions like Citibank and HSBC, as well as many international development agencies like World Bank's IFC and Britain's Commonwealth Development Corporation.
Since 2001, Abid has been living in Canada and working with David Cohen in expanding the scope of his immigration law practice. This involves continually improving the firm’s IT infrastructure and strategic management. Clients also find Abid's expertise and familiarity with cross-border business a valuable resource.
Rasheed Alkhanji - Business Immigration Manager
Rasheed obtained his Bachelors degree in Accounting from the University of Jordan. Prior to joining Campbell Cohen, Rasheed had seven years of experience in Business Development , Marketing , Credit, and Sales in Jordan, Qatar and Canada. Rasheed specializes in planning and implementing business strategy and in client relations.
Faraz Qureshi - Business Immigration Manager
Faraz studied business at Bahuddin Zikria University, in Multan, Pakistan. He went on to become Director of Qureshi Agro Traders and then Director of Radix Chemicals in Pakistan before moving to New York to pursue graduate studies at Fordham University. While there, he worked in the Marketing Department at Sears. In 2003, Faraz arrived in Canada and has been at Campbell Cohen since. Faraz particularly enjoys communicating with clients and working closely with David Cohen to ensure client Canadian immigration applications proceed efficiently through the Canadian immigration system.
Daniel Levy – Business Immigration Manager/Criminality Specialist
Daniel Levy acts as the Business Immigration Manager and Criminality Specialist at Campbell Cohen. Prior to joining Campbell Cohen, Daniel completed a B.A. at Concordia University and has also completed a Common and Civil Law degree at McGill University Law School. He has been working with Campbell Cohen since May 2009, and currently specialises in all classes of Business Immigration to Canada, including Investor and Entrepreneurial applications, Work Permit applications, as well as criminal and medical inadmissibility.