Brian Tsuji is a highly experienced immigration lawyer with 38 years of experience. Brian works out of the firm’s Vancouver office.

He has extensive experience with:

  • work visas and business visitor visas
  • provincial nominee program applications
  • immigration visas
  • investor visas and business immigration matters including representing individuals as well as local, national, and international corporations and organizations

Brian speaks Japanese and English and has worked in Tokyo, Toronto, and Vancouver. He has represented clients from more than 50 countries.

Brian has received professional recognition from Chambers Canada, Chambers GlobalLegal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert and Martindale-Hubbell.

Brian has appeared as an Expert Witness on Canadian immigration law in the United States:

  • Karin M. Ericson v. Michael D. Foley  divorce trial in Eagle County Court, Colorado, September 11, 2014

Brian is a past National Executive Member of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Immigration Section and a past Chairman of the CBA British Columbia Immigration Section.

Brian has written a number of papers on immigration law. He is the author and editor of the following publications:

  • The Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) Chapter in the Canada Law Book Canadian Immigration Book
  • The British Columbia PNP Chapter in the Carswell Canadian Immigration Book

Brian has also spoken at a number of conferences and seminars on immigration law.

He is also a Director and Secretary of Nikkei Home, an assisted living centre for Japanese Canadians in Burnaby, BC and a Director and President of the Nikkei Place Foundation.

As a member of the Canadian National Team (Age Group), Brian Tsuji represented Canada at the ITU Triathlon World Championships (Age Group) in Gold Coast, Australia on September 16, 2018; in Rotterdam, Netherlands on September 17, 2017; in Penticton, Canada on August 27, 2017 and in Cozumel, Mexico on September 18, 2016.