DEVINDER SHORY

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Devinder has over 30 years of legal experience in general practice of law. During this time, he has served thousands of clients dealing with Business and Real Estate Law, handling sales, purchases, financing, leasing, and transfers of real estate and businesses. Devinder acts for a wide range of clients including business owners, lenders, borrowers, landlords, tenants, and commercial developers.

In his practice as a lawyer, Devinder also accumulated a wealth of experience in Immigration law, Corporate law, Criminal law, Personal injury, Family law, and Wills & Estate law.

Education:

  • Enrolled as Barrister & Solicitor with the Law Society of Alberta, Canada
  • Member, Society of Translators & Interpreters of British Columbia
  • Bachelor of Laws – Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India
  • Bachelor of Arts –   Punjabi University, Patiala, Punjab, India

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of CBA – AB Immigration Section – South
  • Member of CBA – AB Personal Injury Section – South
  • Member of CBA – AB Real Estate Section – South
  • Member of CBA – AB Civil Litigation Section – South
  • Member of CBA – AB International Business Section – South
  • Member of CBA – AB Commercial Real Property Section – South
  • Member of CBA – AB Wills & Estate Section – South

Public Service:

Member of Parliament from 2008-2015 during which Devinder was a member of various parliamentary associations and inter-parliamentary groups, including but not limited to, the following:

  • Standing Committee on International Trade
  • Standing Committee on Citizenship & Immigration
  • Standing Committee on Human Resources
  • Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs
  • Standing Committee on Fisheries & Oceans
  • Co-chair Canada-India Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • Vice Chair Canada-UK Inter-Parliamentary Group
  • Vice Chair Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
  • Vice Chair Canada Philippines Inter-Parliamentary Group

Devinder’s active involvement in his public service gave him opportunity to contribute in numerous studies and legislations regarding trade between Canada and other countries, immigration and also in addressing the issue of foreign qualification recognition process.

Community Involvement:

Devinder believes in giving back to the community and has been actively contributing to community causes from time to time, which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Chair – NECCS Genesis Centre Building Fund Development Committee, Calgary, AB
  • Recognized Donor – Alberta Children Hospital Building Fund, Calgary, AB
  • Recognized largest individual Donor – NECCS Genesis Building Fund, Calgary, AB
  • Recognized Volunteer – Calgary Legal Guidance
  • Member – AIMGA Advisory Panel, Calgary, AB
  • Cost free legal service for notarizing any and all certificates for education purposes

Awards:

  • Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • Alberta Centennial Medal
  • Calgary Legal Guidance Recognition Certificate
  • Numerous awards in recognition of services to various community organizations/ associations/groups

Legal Assistants

Raman Jyoti (raman@shorylaw.com)

Anita Shekhawat (anita@shorylaw.com)

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