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Milagros Melendez

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Director of Immigration - Latin America

Milagros Melendez is De Grandpré Chait's Director of Immigration – Latin America. As such, she assists her international clientele with their business development and installation in Canada. With 20 years of experience, her background and detailed knowledge regarding the immigration procedure in Canada establishes her as one of the most active and respected authority on the subject. Her achievements have involved all types of business immigration cases, but her core expertise predominantly covers investors and entrepreneurs. She also has solid experience with skilled and foreign workers and students. Her involvement, dedication and professionalism within the Latin American community have earned her an outstanding reputation and she has developed a vast professional network.

Milagros is a licensed attorney with the Venezuelan Bar Association, with the Inter-American Bar Association and is a member of the non-governmental organization Lawyers without Borders too.

Before working in the field of immigration, she had a brilliant career in taxation law with a top international accounting firm.


1998 – Graduate diploma in International Trade, Concordia University, Montreal (Canada)
1994 – Licentiate in Laws, LLL, University of Zulia (Venezuela)

Professional Affiliations

  • Barreau du Venezuela
  • Fédération interaméricaine des avocats
  • Avocats sans frontières