By and Between



CAMPBELL COHEN, a nominal partnership of Attorneys, having its head office at 1303 Greene Ave., Suite 200, Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, H3Z 2A7, Canada, herein represented on his own account by David Cohen

{hereinafter referred to as the "ATTORNEY"}


The CLIENT hereby agrees to retain the ATTORNEY to provide legal assistance with regard to efforts to obtain a Canadian Temporary Resident Visa, and the ATTORNEY does hereby agree to provide such services, the whole subject to the following terms and conditions.



The CLIENT hereby agrees to engage the ATTORNEY in order to assist him or her in relation to submitting a single application for a Canadian Temporary Resident Visa (the APPLICATION). This assistance shall be provided by the ATTORNEY exclusively from Canada.

The ATTORNEY shall use his best efforts to assist the CLIENT under this Contract, and the CLIENT expressly acknowledges that the ATTORNEY cannot guarantee the outcome as well as the processing times of the APPLICATION or the actions of the Government of Canada.

The ATTORNEY shall provide services under the terms of this Contract till the final disposition of the submitted APPLICATION by the Canadian Immigration Authorities. However, the CLIENT acknowledges that the ATTORNEY will not be required to continue providing services under this Contract if, through no fault of the ATTORNEY, the APPLICATION is not submitted to the appropriate Canadian Immigration Office within six (6) months of the execution of this Contract.


The ATTORNEY shall:

(i) Advise the CLIENT's as to the forms, supporting documentation, and Government Fee(s) required for the APPLICATION;

(ii) Assist the CLIENT in the preparation of the Canadian Government application forms;

(iii) Advise the CLIENT on the evidence required to support the CLIENT's APPLICATION;

(iv) Review the CLIENT’s application and supporting documents prior to submission to the Canadian Immigration Authorities;

(v) Prepare a detailed cover letter, addressed to the appropriate Canadian Immigration Office, in support of the CLIENT’s APPLICATION;

(vi) Submit the CLIENT's APPLICATION package, at the CLIENT’s expense, to the appropriate Canadian Immigration Office and verify its arrival;

(vii) Track the CLIENT's APPLICATION through the entire application process.


The CLIENT shall:

(i) Provide valid contact information, including email, telephone, and mailing address, to the ATTORNEY, at all times during the validity of this Contract, and immediately notify the ATTORNEY of any changes in contact information;

(ii) Immediately disclose to the ATTORNEY all information related to any and all current or prior criminal charges and/or convictions in any country, any health issues that have affected or affect the CLIENT or any of his/her dependents, and any prior refusals to enter Canada, unauthorized admissions to Canada, or deportations from Canada or any other country;

(iii) Provide all information and documents requested by the ATTORNEY and the Canadian Immigration Authorities in a timely, accurate, honest and forthright manner and, where necessary, have the same translated accurately into English or French at the expense of the CLIENT;

(iv) Immediately advise the ATTORNEY of any and all written, electronic or telephone communication received by the CLIENT from Canadian Immigration Authorities;

(v) Attend all interviews if called upon to do so by Immigration Authorities. The CLIENT is responsible for making all necessary travel arrangements at his or her own expense;

(i). Pay the Fee(s) required by the Canadian Government for the handling and processing of the application as well as for any medical examinations, if required;

(ii). Pay to the ATTORNEY "In Trust" all of the fees payable to the ATTORNEY, as set forth in the section ATTORNEY FEES. The CLIENT expressly agrees that it is the CLIENT's entire responsibility to ensure that the said fees arrive in full, in US Dollars, at the ATTORNEY's principal place of business in Montreal, Canada.


The CLIENT agrees to pay to DAVID COHEN IN TRUST the amount of USD 950 on account of ATTORNEY FEES as per the following schedule:

- The sum of USD 700 immediately upon execution of this Contract by the CLIENT.

- The sum of USD 250 immediately upon confirmation from the ATTORNEY that the CLIENT’s application is ready for dispatch to the appropriate Canadian Immigration Office, or 60 days after execution of this Contract, whichever occurs earlier.

The CLIENT agrees that the ATTORNEY shall not be required to commence or continue carrying out his Duties herein set forth until such time as the ATTORNEY has received the said fees in trust.

The CLIENT authorizes the ATTORNEY to release the first installment of ATTORNEY FEES from his trust account after the ATTORNEY has established a file for the CLIENT in his office and reviewed the CLIENT’s qualifications.

The CLIENT authorizes the ATTORNEY to release the second installment of ATTORNEY FEES from his trust account upon submission of the CLIENT’s application or 120 days after the execution of this Contract.

The CLIENT expressly recognizes that only the ATTORNEY is authorized to issue receipt(s) for payment of the ATTORNEY’s fees and that the said receipt(s) will only be issued upon the reception of the ATTORNEY’s fees by the ATTORNEY as herein set forth.


The Client acknowledges that there shall be no refund due if, through no fault of the Attorney, the CLIENT's APPLICATION is not submitted, is refused, returned, terminated or cannot proceed. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, there shall be no refund due for reasons relating to Immigration Authorities' policy, a change in the law or regulations, issues of Health, Criminality or Security, the CLIENT's failure to adequately support all qualifications claimed, or the CLIENT’s voluntary withdrawal of the APPLICATION. In any event, the ATTORNEY's total liability under this Contract is limited to any ATTORNEY FEES paid by the CLIENT to the ATTORNEY.


(i). This Contract shall be governed by the laws in effect in the Province of Quebec, Canada.

(ii). As the context may require, the singular shall include the plural and vice versa; words importing the masculine shall include the feminine gender and vice versa;

(iii). This Contract can be executed by one or more of the parties hereto in any number of counter parts, each of which shall be deemed to be an original, but all such counter parts shall together constitute one and the same instrument;

(iv). This Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the ATTORNEY and the CLIENT and supersedes any and all prior communications, agreements, understandings, negotiations and discussions, whether oral or written, pertaining to the subject matter hereof.

The parties acknowledge that they have requested that the foregoing be drawn up in the English language only;
Les parties reconnaissent qu'elles ont exigé que ce qui précède soit rédigé seulement en la langue anglaise.