Yuji is a lawyer who specializes in Canadian immigration law. His practice covers a range of matters including work permits, study permits, visitor visas, business visitors, Labour Market Impact Assessments, Provincial Nominee Programs, permanent residence, family class sponsorships, and inadmissibility issues.
Yuji received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Victoria in 2011. After law school, he studied at Kyushu University in Fukuoka, Japan where he earned a Master of Laws degree in International Economic and Business Law in 2012. His time as a graduate student of law included an internship with the Hague Conference on Private International Law in The Hague, Netherlands.
Yuji was called to the Bar in British Columbia in 2014. He practised immigration law at the Vancouver office of a national/global law firm for two and a half years before joining Larlee Rosenberg as an associate in 2016.
Prior to studying law and embarking on his legal career, Yuji studied Modern Japanese Literature and Film at the University of Victoria, earning a Master of Arts degree. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Asian Studies from the University of British Columbia.
Yuji is active in the local Japanese community through his involvement in various organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens’ Association (GVJCCA), a non-profit organization representing and serving the Japanese Canadian community.
Yuji is fluent in Japanese.