Katie Van Nostrand*

Partner Vancouver, T: 604.638.2048 C: 604.644.1141

Elaine O’Brien Assistant 604.638.2050 x460 eobrien@mathewsdinsdale.com


Bar admission

Law Society of British Columbia


University of British Columbia, B.A.
University of British Columbia, J.D.

Membership and affiliations

Canadian Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association - BC Branch

Practice areas

Business immigration


Katie is a Partner in our Vancouver office. She has a broad range of experience helping clients navigate the intricacies of business immigration law and related human resources issues. Katie represents business clients in their endeavors to obtain Canadian legal work authorization for international talent while providing advice on both long and short term immigration goals. She routinely assists clients with immigration audits and inspections, and advises on compliance obligations. Long term, Katie advises on and prepares permanent residence and citizenship applications for both employees of business clients and individuals. Clients in the technology and visual effects industries and other industry segments with a global focus benefit from her knowledge of the complex interaction between immigration and employment regulations.

Katie also researches cases for the British Columbia Annual Practice.

Katie is a CBA mentor to a first year UBC law student and to a young lawyer through the CBA’s Women’s Law Forum.

* Denotes practicing through a law corporation.

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