Bill MacGregor is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Waterloo Region office and leads the firm’s Immigration Practice Group. The Gowling WLG team of immigration professionals focuses on corporate immigration matters and the cross-border movement of personnel. Bill has over 20 years of experience providing innovative and practical solutions on immigration matters to Canadian and international clients across a wide variety of industries and sectors. He assists employers with such things as international employee transfers, obtaining work permits and other authorizations, obtaining permanent status for temporary workers and dealing with admissibility or entry issues. He also provides strategic advice on corporate immigration matters including developing immigration policies and best practices for companies, compliance requirements, immigration considerations for companies expanding into Canada, and the implications of mergers or corporate ownership changes on foreign worker personnel. Bill was called to the Ontario Bar in 1994 after attending law school at the University of Toronto. Prior to that, he obtained a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Toronto.
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