Below you will find our most frequently asked questions. For more information, get in touch with us here.

How can your law firm handle all of our North American and global immigration needs?

Although we are centrally located, our lawyers are highly knowledgeable in cross-border matters as they are licensed to practice in both the U.S. and Canada. We have corporate clients in every major city in the U.S. and Canada and are able to work efficiently on all of their immigration matters. Global immigration matters are made possible by working alongside immigration counsel abroad.

Can working with Cumming & Partners reduce our legal fees?

At Cumming & Partners, our primary goal is to provide superior customer service. For this, we do not charge an hourly rate, we use flat fees. By focusing solely on immigration matters, we have streamlined the process over the years. This allows us to work more efficiently and keep fees low. We also offer volume discounts and progressive fee structures that reduce the cost of your legal fees as the number of cases increase.

How can our company make our employee transfers more efficient?

Improving the efficiency of your employee transfers is important to Cumming & Partners. The smoother the process, the more productive your employee will be (both before and after the move). This involves establishing realistic timelines and meeting deadlines so that the move occurs exactly as and when expected. It also involves providing your employees with pre- and post-transfer support with issues related to family members, customs, moving and taxation. Our law firm can also work closely with your company’s tax, legal, financial and HR professionals to improve the efficiency of your employee transfers.

We handle immigration matters through our in-house counsel and/or our HR professionals. Will you assist us with problem cases?

Our law firm works as outside expert legal counsel for large companies who handle their immigration cases internally. When a problem case arises or an application refusal occurs, Cumming & Partners is happy to offer its expertise on a case-by-case basis. This is an excellent way for our law firm to build a relationship with your company. We relish difficult cases and have a unique ability to think outside the box and implement creative solutions.

Our company is small or mid-size but expanding into new markets. How will Cumming & Partners work with us to help us grow?

Small and mid-size companies expanding into new countries and markets face many of the same issues as large multinationals, but sometimes are not as well equipped to address these issues. We work closely with such companies to develop cost effective immigration and business solutions that appropriately match their pace of growth. There are also a number of immigration solutions that are unique to small and mid-sized companies. We can provide comprehensive advice on setting up your business in a new country.

What are the initial steps?

If you are interested in engaging our services, we offer an initial consultation free of charge. Please fill out the form here.

How can I make a referral?

The success of our practice is due to the consistent stream of new clients referred to our firm. These referrals normally come from existing or past clients, lawyers and law firms, and other professionals such as accountants and financial advisors. If you are happy with our work and would like to refer something to our practice, please contact Andrew Cumming. Every referral is greatly appreciated.