Lais Gonçalves has been practicing law for over 20 years in several areas, including: government (as a part of Prosecutor’s legal counsel and, as a Judge-appointed attorney), immigration, criminal, civil litigation, mediation, family law and corporate litigation at a large multinational bank. The last 9 years she dedicated her practice to corporate immigration at her boutique law office. Lais has assisted a many clients with visa applications, was responsible for assisting employees of multi-national companies in obtaining business visas and work permits in a timely and efficient manner for more than 27 different countries.
Her passion for people motivated her to create a Professional networking group of over 200 Brazilian lawyers now living in Canada to assist them with career development and re-qualification.
Lais hold an LL.B. and MBA in International Trade and Finance from Brazil. In Canada, Lais earned a Global Professional Master of Laws (GPLLM) at the University of Toronto. Lais is called to the Bar in Brazil and is a licensing candidate in Ontario.