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McKercher LLP

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374 - 3rd Avenue South
Saskatoon Saskatchewan S7K 1M5

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Saskatoon and Regina

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Personal Background

Brett Cavanaugh has an employer-side immigration practice focused on advising companies and educational institutions on international employee recruitment, Labour Market Opinions, Saskatchewan’s Provincial Nominee Program, intra-company transferees from foreign affiliates and subsidiaries, NAFTA, GATS and other international treaties.  To compliment these services and improve employee retention, Brett also provides individual immigration advice for work and study permits, status extensions and permanent residency applications.

Brett is a member of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Committee focusing on immigration issues, is an active member of two Canadian Bar Association Immigration Law sections, spent five years abroad as a foreign worker and student, adding a human touch and empathy to his immigration practice, and was recently featured as a Business Advisor in Global Ventures Magazine for his article “Hiring Temporary Foreign Workers? Considerations for Saskatchewan Employers”.

Firm Background

For over 80 years the lawyers of McKercher LLP have been advising private and public organizations in all the main sectors of the economy, including the industrial, manufacturing, retail, mining and resources, financial services and public sectors. McKercher LLP is a full service law firm. With offices in Saskatoon and Regina, McKercher LLP has almost 60 lawyers practicing in all major areas of the law.

Our Labour and Employment Law Group has expertise in advising employers on vital matters such as labour standards, occupational health and safety, pension and benefits, certification and decertification, arbitration, termination of employment, human rights, labour relations board litigation, privacy and many other areas.

The advice and solutions offered by McKercher LLP are geared towards reducing our clients' need for legal services. Our approach is to work collaboratively with clients and to provide practical and strategic advice at the earliest possible stage in order to help the client either avoid costly litigation or to mitigate those costs. We are confident that this approach means less cost to our clients in the long-run. We take more pride in helping clients avert costly disputes than in winning expensive litigation. When litigation is necessary, McKercher lawyers pursue our clients' rights and interests vigorously, bringing decades of experience in labour and employment litigation.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, insolvency and receivership
  • Civil litigation
  • Construction law
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Criminal law
  • Education law
  • Entertainment law
  • Family law
  • First nations & aboriginal law
  • Government relations & public advocacy
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual property, trademark and information technology
  • Labour and employment
  • Non-profit, charitable and religious organizations
  • Wills, estates & taxation law