About Charles W Pley
Charles W. Pley is an EB-5 immigration attorney and the principal attorney and founder of the Immigration Solutions Law Group, located in Oakville, ON. He has more than 25 years of experience in government and private practice, and he has been appointed as a visa officer around the world as a Canadian diplomat. Attorney Pley has served at the Canadian High Commission in Singapore, the Canadian Consulate General in Detroit, and the Canadian embassy in Germany. He was also stationed as a legal adviser at the national headquarters in Ottawa in the Consular and Immigration Affairs Branch. Attorney Pley has been a private practitioner since 1994, dealing with international, U.S. and Canadian immigration cases of high profile business tycoons and individuals, multinational firms and SMEs.
He is distinguished among his peers for his knowledge and application of Canadian and U.S. business immigration law. He is on the panel of a multinational financial institution as an immigration attorney. His advice on immigration policy is also sought by Canadian government officials, and he was invited by Citizen and Immigration Canada to train immigration officers. He was requested to lecture at the Strategic Recruitment Program by the Queen’s and Cornell University Joint Executive MBA HR program. He was also appointed by the former Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Honorable Denis Coderre, to an exclusive ministerial advisory committee on the topic of immigration consultant regulation. His report helped outline the procedure that is used today to administer non-lawyer immigration advisers. He has also lectured on Canadian immigration procedure and practice at Seneca College in Toronto, where he was a part of the blue-chip Immigration Certificate Program advisory board.
He received his Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, and also studied in the Netherlands at The Hague Academy of International Law. He received the Leadership Award from Seneca College in 2007 and recognition for his lifetime contribution to the immigration industry by the Canadian Society of Immigration Consultants.