Konul Rashidova

Immigration Specialist
konul@sobirovs.com+1 647-689-2296

A wide, diverse and rich range of legal expertise combining international law & immigration law.

Konul Rashidovaʼs dreams of becoming a lawyer, and her journey to Sobirovs Law Firm, have indeed taken her around the world. From Gabala City in northern Azerbaijan, to capital city Baku -- and then Hawaii, and now Toronto, she boasts a wide, diverse and rich range of legal expertise combining commercial law, international law & immigration law, as well as human rights litigation.

Konul practised business & commercial law at a UK law firm based in Baku, Azerbaijan, and later was an in-house lawyer for Deloitte.

A strong and innate sense of client advocacy to improving immigrantsʼ lives

In 2014, arriving at Sobrovs Law Firm, Konul would apply her strong and innate sense of client advocacy to improving immigrantsʼ lives. She has assisted Humanitarian & Compassionate (H&C) applicants with no status; helped unite families through sponsorships; reduced times processing times in family reunifications; and ensured success in refugee claims. She has demonstrable knowledge of Canadian immigration law, and requirements for various types of immigration programs, including study permits, temporary resident permits, and business immigration applications.

Konulʼs passion, past legal experience of working in the area business and corporate law with prominent companies in Azerbaijan and strong academic background make her an invaluable addition to Sobirovs Law Firm.

Konul is fluent in Russian, Azerbaijani and Turkish languages.

Education:

  • Paralegal Certificate, George Brown College, Toronto, Canada (2015)
  • National Committee on Accreditation candidate, Toronto Canada (2013)
  • Master of Arts in International Law (Hons.), Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan (2007)
  • Master of Laws, University of Hawaii in Manoa, Hawaii, USA (2006)
  • Bachelor of Arts in  International Law (Hons.), Baku State University, Baku, Azerbaijan (2003)

Experiences:

  • Student-at-Law, Sobirovs Law Firm, Toronto, Canada
  • International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group), Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Deloitte, Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Ledingham Chalmers (Baku) Ltd., International Law Firm, Baku, Azerbaijan

Languages:

  • Russian, Azerbaijani and Turkish

Memberships:

  • Law Society of Ontario