We recently partnered with Ackah Business Immigration Law to complete a critical hire for our business. Both Sacha and Evelyn were outstanding to work with. Their communication was consistently prompt and clear. Evelyn interacted directly with our new employee to ensure they were prepared, and ultimately successful, in their application. Easily one of the best vendor partners I have worked with – highly recommended!
I used the service of Ackah/ Business immigration Law for a TN work visa in the US. Both Sacha and Evelyn were professional and helpful in obtaining the visa and the border was smooth and not stressful. I would recommend their service to anyone requiring any help with Visa’s and cross border issues. Thanks.
“Commitment” - This is one word sums up Evelyn Ackah and her team. The last few years Canadian immigration policies have been a moving target. Throughout this period Ackah Law focused to provide reliable and exceptional service.
Thanks for your consistency and concern. I did receive the PR card 2 weeks ago. Thanks so much to you and your firm for your support on this important step on my professional career and personal life.
Forbes Bros. Ltd. chose Ackah law as our immigration specialist for several reasons:
1. Competence: As immigration, permanent residency and the temporary Foreign worker program are necessary to our business we are not in a position to use a less than fully qualified service provider on these files.
2. Responsiveness: When you are dealing with the lives of people, there is nothing more important to that individual at that moment than his or her immigration issues, responsiveness to this, and an appreciation of the employee’s position is key.
3. Attitude: The thing I like best about Ackah law is the attitude and can-do spirit of the staff. Evelyn and her team show us what a small group of dedicated individuals can do. IT is the first time in a long time that I didn’t feel like a billable hour in a lawyers office.
Doug Elniski, Vice President - Human Resources
Grace obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. She subsequently obtained a Master of Laws degree from the University of Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria and a Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law from the National University of Singapore.
Grace also attended the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Nigeria, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1995. After being called to the Bar, she was posted to Njikoka Local Government Council, on mandatory national service for one year, as an In-house Counsel. Thereafter, she joined a mid-sized law firm of G. S. Yilyok & Co, (Gantan Chambers), and practiced as an Associate Counsel for three years before moving to Singapore, where she worked as a Litigation Executive for over ten years with a full-service commercial law firm of Allen & Gledhill LLP, one of the largest law firms in Singapore. She later returned to Nigeria and joined a mid-sized law firm of Joseph Nwobike, SAN & Co, and practiced as an Associate Counsel/Head of Dispute Resolution for two years, before moving to Calgary, Canada in August 2015.
Upon moving to Canada, she volunteered with non-profit organizations, including legal clinic at Calgary Immigrant Women's Association (CIWA) supported by Calgary Legal Guidance, Children’s Legal & Educational Resource Centre supported by CIWA, and Winners Chapel Int’l Calgary. As a volunteer at CIWA legal clinic, she developed deep interest in immigration law as a result of the complex issues associated with immigration law matters, and joined the MAPLE 2.0 - Mentorship Program, which placed her as a Mentee in Ackah Business Immigration Law (Ackah Law) for three months. During her mentorship placement program at Ackah Law, she was further exposed to more complex immigration law matters, which inspired her to enter the practice of immigration law to support clients to achieve their desired individual and organizational goals.
While in Canada, Grace registered for the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) Exams and has successfully completed her NCA Exams. She will be qualified to practice law in Canada upon completion of her Articling term.
In addition to her immigration law experience, Grace has extensive experience in litigation, corporate and commercial law. When not at work, she enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.