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About Sterling Immigration

An Award-winning Canadian Immigration Law Office based in London and Vancouver.

Our Story

Sterling Immigration Ltd was founded in Vancouver, Canada in 2012. In 2013, Sterling Immigration expanded to the United Kingdom, opening offices in Birmingham and London.

Sterling Immigration is one of a select number of firms worldwide who are licensed to practice both Canadian and British immigration law. This places us in a unique position to advocate on behalf of individuals and businesses who are contemplating relocating to either country.

The legal team at Sterling Immigration have several years’ experience of business and corporate immigration in global law firms in London, Vancouver and Toronto as well as working in government departments in the United Kingdom and Canada.

Our specialisms include Canadian business and investor immigration applications, family sponsorship, labour market impact assessments, provincial nominations and skilled worker applications through the Express Entry system.

Sterling Immigration are recognized as authorities on Canadian immigration law and its lawyers have been quoted in legal journals and academic notes.

The company have gained a reputation for providing thoughtful and innovative immigration solutions as well as advocating forcefully on behalf of clients before the immigration authorities. The firm’s expertise and diligence has been recognized on several occasions, most notably when rated in the top 3 Canadian immigration law offices for 2015 and 2016 by readers and writers of the Georgia Straight.


Sterling Immigration take an innovative and fresh approach to the practice of Canadian immigration law in contrast to traditional law firms. We embrace and invest in technology and innovation at every opportunity. We constantly seek out new tools to improve our client’s experience, simplify complex applications and build a better immigration law office.

For example, Sterling Immigration’s online calendar tool enables new clients to easily book an appointment with one of our ICCRC Canadian immigration specialists.

Sterling Immigration’s bespoke case management systems enable us to work efficiently and quickly to turnaround client applications, remove bottlenecks, keep clients motivated and deliver outstanding service in a fraction of the time that other firms take.

Awards & Memberships

  • Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants (ICCRC License R507916)
  • Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (License R14097)
  • Commissioner of Oaths – Appointed by the Ministry of Justice, B.C. Canada
  • Licensed Foreign Worker Recruiters – Employment Standards Office of B.C. Canada.
  • Top 3 Canadian Immigration Law Offices for 2015 and 2016 (Georgia Straight)
  • Members of the China-Britain Business Council.
  • Corporate Member of the International Trade Council.
  • Member of the UK-Canada Chamber of Commerce.
  • Regulated by the OISC. Ref No. F201700008.

Our Team

Sterling Immigration are committed to providing an exceptional service to our clients. This has been recognized by the number of awards and positive recognition we have received from our peers, opposing counsel and satisfied clients.

Harjit Grewal, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant
(ICCRC License R507916)

Harjit Grewal was born and educated in the United Kingdom where he obtained his LLB (Bachelor of Law) and LLM (Master of Law).

He practised British immigration law for five years with the respected Immigration Advisory Service as a member of the Law Society of England & Wales and the Office for the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC).

After moving to Canada he secured the prestigious ICCRC designation to provide accredited Canadian visa and immigration services.

Harjit’s experience of UK and Canadian immigration law, places him in a unique position when assisting British citizens or points based migrants in the UK to move to Canada.

He regularly publishes articles on various elements of Canadian immigration and case law. Due to his extensive research into Canadian immigration law, Sterling Immigration is rated in the top 3 Canadian immigration firms in western Canada and the best in Europe. This rating is based on the percentage of successful Canadian visa applications submitted to Canadian High Commissions around the world, quality of work and client testimonials.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • LLB (Bachelor of Law) – United Kingdom
  • LLM (Master of Law) – United Kingdom
  • Immigration Consultant Diploma – Vancouver, Canada
  • Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (ICCRC License No R507916)
  • Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (License No R14097)
  • Commissioner of Oaths – Appointed by the Ministry of Justice, B.C. Canada
  • Licensed Foreign Worker Recruiter – the Employment Standards Act of B.C.
  • Rated in the top 3 Canadian Immigration Consultants for 2015 and 2016 (The Georgia Straight)


Nitin Kumar, Business Consultant, Vancouver and London.

For over a decade, Nitin has been helping entrepreneurs and management teams from Canada, UK and India by advising them on business planning, raising capital, financial management, business development strategies and the day to day management of their ventures.

Nitin has a proven track record of offering solutions to start-ups and small-medium size businesses in a variety of sectors with seven figure revenues. Nitin enjoys working with  entrepreneurs and management teams, by acting as a part of their team and taking their business to the next level.

Nitin also specialises in drafting persuasive business plans for Canada’s various provincial nomination programs.


Sam Sorouri, Business Development, North America, Asia and Middle East.

Sam is a serial entrepreneur based in Los Angeles, USA.

A skilled communicator and persuasive writer, Sam leads the corporate division of Sterling Immigration. Sam understands the staffing requirements of Canadian employers and devises appropriate strategies to hire or train Canadian workers prior to utilising work permit categories such as NAFTA, short-term LMIA-exempt work permits or LMIA-validated work permits as a last resort.

Sam is a graduate of the prestigious Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.  He is fluent in English and Farsi with a working knowledge of Korean and Mandarin.


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