Qimat is an associate practicing in all areas of immigration, refugee and family law.
Qimat received her Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Society/Political Science from the University of Calgary in 2015 and her law degree from the University of Exeter, England in 2018.
Immigration and Refugee Law
As an immigration lawyer, Qimat has successfully prepared and filed various temporary resident, permanent resident and citizenship applications including study permits, work permits, visitor visas, super visas (parents/grandparents), family class sponsorships (spouses/children), humanitarian and compassionate applications (H&C) and pre-removal risk assessment applications (PRRA).
Qimat has also provided clients with assistance under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program, particularly Group of Five (G5) applications. G5 applications include the sponsorship to Canada of refugees either recognized by the UNHCR or a foreign state.
Qimat has assisted clients through all four tribunals of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, which include the Immigration Division (ID), the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD), the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) and the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD).
As a family lawyer, Qimat has appeared before the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench. She has experience in various areas of family law, including divorce, settlement, and alternative dispute resolution.
In her spare time, Qimat enjoys hiking, cycling and cooking.