Olha (Olia) Vavriychuk
BioOlha (Olia) Vavriychuk’s journey with Zemp Law Group started in 2014 as an Immigration Paralegal. In 2019, she completed an Immigration Practitioners Program in preparation for the Entry-to-Practice Exam and became a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) in good standing with the national regulator, the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). She has over six years of immigration legal experience.
Olia provides legal assistance to corporations and individuals in a wide range of Canadian and U.S. immigration areas. She focuses primarily on Canadian immigration matters, such as skilled workers, Global Skills Strategy (GSS), work permit exempt categories such as business visitors and other special exemptions, study permits, visitor visas, Canadian permanent residency applications through AINP, Express Entry Program (CEC, FSW, and FST streams), Family Class sponsorships (spousal sponsorships, parents/grandparents programs, sponsorship of dependent children), and applications based on H&C grounds. She also has experience with US immigration matters namely U.S. corporate (E-Visas) and individual immigration matters (spousal sponsorship).
Prior to joining Zemp Law Group, Olia was a Senior Negotiator with Fairway Divorce Solutions where she provided her clients with a positive alternative solution for a safe and informed process of divorce through independent negotiation and mediation. She was also an Independent Financial Advisor with Investors Group Financial Services Inc. for some time.
Olia is originally from Ukraine. She immigrated to Canada in 2008 and is proud to call Canada her home since then. As an immigrant to Canada, Olia is culturally sensitive and understands the specific challenges faced by potential immigrants on their way to achieving their dream of immigrating to Canada. She provides services in English, Ukrainian, and Russian. Olia has limited working proficiency in Polish and is currently learning Spanish language.
In Ukraine, Olia acquired her Master’s Degree in Law at the National University of Ostroh Academy. In Canada, she graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She served as a board member of Virtuosi Concerts, Winnipeg’s International Recital & Chamber Music Series non-profit organization in Manitoba during her student years at the UofW.
Olia is passionate about helping her clients by providing prompt service, straight answers and honest legal advice.