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Jenna Kirk

Jenna Kirk

Senior Associate, Business Law, KPMG Law LLP

KPMG in Canada

Jenna is a lawyer in the Business Law practice at KPMG Law LLP in Calgary. Prior to joining KPMG Law, Jenna was an associate with a large western and northern regional business law firm, practicing in their Labour and Employment Group, and heading their Business Immigration group. 

Jenna’s areas of expertise are in Employment, Business Immigration, Workplace Human Rights, Occupational Health and Safety and Cannabis Law.

With respect to employment law, Jenna has experience advising on a wide range of employment related matters including employment contracts and agreements, workplace policies and procedures, wrongful dismissal claims, discrimination, the duty to accommodate, discipline and termination, Work-Sharing, and Supplemental Unemployment Benefit plans. She has successfully helped employers and employees understand their legal rights and responsibilities under provincial employment standards and human rights legislation.

Jenna has successfully helped individuals and employers with applications for admission to Canada as temporary residents and foreign workers, and with applications for restoration of status, record suspensions, permanent residence and citizenship. She also has experience with U.S. visa applications, waivers, NEXUS applications, record suspension applications, humanitarian and compassion applications and residency appeals. She has worked with clients all over the world to create and develop business and immigration opportunities.

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics (2008) from Brandon University

  • Juris Doctorate (2013) from the University of Calgary

Accreditation
  • Law Society of Alberta

  • Law Society of the Northwest Territories

  • Law Society of Yukon

  • Canadian Bar Association: National Immigration Section Member-At-Large

  • Canadian Bar Association: Alberta Immigration Section Vice Chair

Community Involvement
  • Jenna is a Volunteer Lawyer for Student Legal Assistance, a community service program designed to offer legal information and representation to residents of the Calgary area who are otherwise unable to afford legal services.

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