Have you been in Canada for a while and are now interested in applying for permanent resident status? Would you like to sponsor your spouse or perhaps claim Refugee Status? Are you facing deportation? Osborne Barnwell has over thirteen years experience in Immigration matters. He has assisted many clients in obtaining their landing. He has also represented clients at the Immigration and Refugee Board and in the Federal Court where, among other things, he has stopped many deportations of persons to areas of high risk.
No one wants to go to court. Litigation is expensive and can take years to be concluded. Mr. Barnwell will try his best to settle matters without going to court. If your matter does have to go before the Courts, you can be confident that Mr. Barnwell has over thirteen years experience in the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Ontario Court of Appeal and Federal Courts. Mr. Barnwell's office will keep you well informed every step of the way.
Mr. Barnwell is a former Certified General Accountant and for about eight l years worked for Revenue Canada in every capacity including that of an Appeals Officer. His office deals with Personal and Business Tax issues, including GST and PST. He has represented clients in appeals to Canada Customs and Revenue Agency, Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court.
Do you believe that you have been wrongfully dismissed? Has your employer offered you a severance package that you do not believe is fair? Known for his skillful negotiation skills, Mr. Barnwell has an impeccable track record of obtaining just and appropriate payout packages for clients without going to Court. Mr. Barnwell has also represented clients in Workplace Safety and Insurance Board matters and before the Ontario Human Rights tribunal.Are you an employer who is looking for a solicitor to draft an employment contract? Mr. Barnwell also has experience in this area.
Osborne Barnwell holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) (1978) degree with a major in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, located in London, Ontario. Canada. In 1980, he achieved an Honors Degree in Commerce, with Accounting as his major, from the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. In June 2000, he achieved the Designation of a Certified General Accountant (CGA) which was awarded by the Canadian General Accountants Association. From January 1980 to September 1988, he worked with Revenue Canada, now called Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA), as a Tax Auditor.
In 1991, Osborne Barnwell was awarded a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In February 1993, he was called to the Ontario Bar. After his call, he worked at the Federal Department of Justice at Toronto (the Firm at which he articled) in Immigration Litigation and in April 1994, he left that position to work for a Chartered Accountant Firm in Tax Litigation. Finding himself doing more accounting than litigating, he then formed a partnership and entered into Legal practice with another lawyer. They began a partnership in 1994, which dissolved in 1996. In 2013, he completed and was awarded a Master of Laws (LLM) by Osgoode Hall Law School, York University in Toronto, Ontario.
Are you here in Canada illegally and wish to see you landing?Have you been refused your bid to stay in Canada?Are you facing deportation?Are you fearful of returning to your home country?Do you wish to apply for a landing or work permit from outside Canada? Mr. Barnwell has had over twenty eight years of experience in this area. He was a former lawyer for Citizenship and Immigration and Canada Border Service Agency doing Litigation in the Federal Court. He will not take your case unless there is a fair chance to succeed. Call him for a (paid) consultation so that you can assess for yourself what you ought to do in your case.
(Business Law, Negligence Law, Defamation Law)
Are you in dispute with your neighbor; your supplier; your doctor, your accountant? The police and any government agency?
Has someone said bad things that are not true about you; What about the police stopping and requesting that you give your name without good reason? What about being beaten by police? What about being racially profiled while flying, walking or driving?
Are the contracts involving your business not being kept? Have you slipped and fallen on the premises of a third party?Do you think that your doctor or your lawyer or accountant has let you down and caused you to suffer injuries or financial loss?Has the government seized your goods? Are you facing foreclosure or seizure regarding your property?
Mr. Barnwell has extensive experience in each of these sectors and will do whatever is in your best interest. He will endeavor to settle the case through the mediation process. Going to court is done as a last resort. You do not have to worry about spending unnecessary fees. He will not take your case if you do not have a fair chance to win. You may wish to contact him to discuss whether you have a case to seek a remedy for your injuries, harm, or financial losses.
Are you being audited by Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and are you concerned about the nature of the Audit?Do you disagree with the results of the CRA audit whether for HST or Income Tax?
Is the Appeal you have filed with CRA, not going well?
Are you a director of a company who is being assessed for failed payroll remittances and HST?
Have you not filed your Tax or HST returns for some time? Have you been penalized for forgetting to report your income?Do you wish to take your tax dispute to the Tax Court of Canada?Has the Tax Court of Canada unjustly denied your appeal? Mr. Barnwell, a former auditor, and appeals officer with CRA and a former Accountant (CGA "Former") and having over 36 years of solid tax experience in dealing with these issues will serve you well. He will never take on your case unless there is a fair chance of success.
Have you been terminated from your job?
Offered an unfair settlement package?
Overlooked for a promotion?Failed promises?
Anxiety and Stress caused by the employer?
Have you been ignored by your union in filing a grievance?
Are you dissatisfied with the manner in which the union has handled your grievance?
Mr. Barnwell can help! With over 28 years of experience, he has an impeccable track record for obtaining just and appropriate payout packages for clients, often without the need to go to court.
Mr. Barnwell's extensive experience has allowed him to continuously deliver solid results for his clients in the following area:
Wrongful and unjust dismissals
Workplace Health and Safety (WSIB)
Call him today to secure the relief and compensation you deserve!
515 Consumers Road Ste 202
Toronto Ontario Canada