Razmeen Joya, B.A. (Hons), J.D.

Barrister & Solicitor

Associate Lawyer

416-653-9964 ext. 230 416-527-1117

Razmeen Joya is passionate about practicing in the field of immigration and refugee law.

As a former refugee, she has been intimately aware of the multitude of issues that come with immigrating to a new country whether it is for a better life or if it is to seek safety and protection. Having found Canada to be a welcoming place for refugees and new immigrants, she decided to pursue a legal career. She obtained her Juris Doctor (JD) from University of Ottawa in 2011. She completed her articles at a community legal clinic and was called to the Bar in 2012. Prior to her JD degree, Razmeen completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at York University and worked as a legal assistant at Jackman and Associates for three years. She has been a sole practitioner since 2012.

Razmeen Joya currently works in association with Jackman and Associates. In her practice, Razmeen has assisted individuals with a variety of immigration applications for temporary and permanent resident visas, as well as claims for protection, from inside and outside of Canada.

Specifically, her practice has focused on:

  1. Humanitarian and Compassionate Applications
  2. Family/Spousal Sponsorship Applications
  3. Refugee claims from inside Canada and
  4. Refugee Sponsorship Applications (Group of 5 Sponsorships)
  5. Temporary Visa Applications (Visitor, Study and Work Permits)
  6. Federal Court Applications and Motions
  7. Citizenship Applications
  8. Admissibility Hearings and matters

Professional Memberships

  • Member - The Law Society of Ontario
  • Member - the Refugee Lawyers’ Association
  • Empanelled with Legal Aid Ontario


  • Fluent in Dari/Farsi  
  • Has an intermediate understanding of Urdu.