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Vance Langford

Bar Admissions
2000 - Alberta Bar

Practice Areas
Business Immigration

Vance Langford is a partner in our Calgary office and a member of the Labour and Employment, Business and Energy Groups.

In the Labour and Employment Group, Vance leads the Business Immigration practice, advising and representing businesses, families and individuals in applications for admission to Canada as temporary residents, foreign workers, permanent residents and citizens. With over 15 years’ experience working with Canadian and international clients, Vance has extensive knowledge of the Canadian temporary foreign worker program, employer compliance and strategies for obtaining permanent residence and citizenship in Canada. Vance is Chair of the Canadian Bar Association - National Immigration Law Section where he is involved in consultations and advocacy with respect to Canadian immigration law and policy. He has published extensively on immigration law and frequently makes presentations for conferences, industry associations and client seminars.

In the Business and Energy Groups, Vance advises clients on optimal business structures, corporate governance, financing, reorganizations and commercial agreements, such as joint venture, licensing and distribution agreements. He has significant experience negotiating and documenting acquisitions, divestitures and other business transactions, particularly involving multiple jurisdictions and competition, trade and investment laws.

Vance received his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (1993) and Bachelor of Laws (1997) from the University of British Columbia; and his Master of Laws (2000) from the University of Dundee, Scotland. Vance was called to the Alberta Bar in 2000.

In the community, Vance is a member of the Board of Governors of Bow Valley College, the Board of Directors of United Way of Calgary and Area and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Talent Pool Society.


Contact Vance

Office:   Calgary  
Phone:   403 260 8572  
Fax:   403 264 7084