Elsa Agostinho

Partner, Lawyer

Elsa Agostinho


25th Floor
1100 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H3B 5C9
514 397-8500 514 397-8515

Elsa Agostinho is a member of our Business Immigration group and specializes in Canadian immigration. She is recognized for her professionalism, broad expertise and ability to respond to the changing and growing needs of enterprises operating internationally.

Since 1997, Elsa has practiced exclusively in the field of professional mobility, work permits and global immigration. Elsa’s clients primarily include SMEs and multinational companies based in Canada and internationally. She advises and counsels many enterprises on all matters pertaining to immigration during mergers and acquisitions or any other major transaction. She also counsels individuals and their families through various stages of their establishment in Canada, either on a temporary or a permanent basis.

  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (1996)
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal (1994)
  • Chambers and Partners Global (2024) - Immigration
  • Chambers Canada, Canada (2024) - Immigration
  • Best Lawyers (2018-2024) - Immigration Law
  • September 14, 2021

    Speaker: "La pénurie de main d'œuvre chez les entreprises : plus néfaste que la pandémie", Event Les Affaires 2nd edition

  • December 9, 2020

    “International recruitment, cross-border workers and business travel: what’s in store for 2021?”, BCF

  • July 15, 2020

    “What to Expect in 2020 for Your Cross-Border Workers and International Recruitment”, BCF

  • April 10-11th 2019

    “AI Immigration – Your Stepping Stone to Success”, World Summit AI Americas 2019, Montréal

  • March 20th 2019

    “Les mythes des visiteurs d’affaires et la conformité”, Déjeuners des décideurs, BCF, Montréal

  • February 25th, 2014

    “Temporary Foreign Workers Program”, Canadian Employee Relocation Council (CERC), Montreal

  • March 14th, 2012

    “S'implanter au Canada : les visas, les aspects juridiques, l'investissement…”, 4th Mondissimo International Mobility Conference, Place de la Bourse, Paris

  • June 19th, 2013

    “Changements au programme des travailleurs étrangers temporaires”, Canadian Employee Relocation Council, Montreal

  • March 14th, 2012

    “Les travailleurs expatriés au Québec : Guide pratique pour une intégration juridique et économique réussie”, 4th Mondissimo International Mobility Conference, Place de la Bourse, Paris

  • Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association (AQAADI)