Who We Are

At Esna Law PC, we exclusively practice in the area of Canadian immigration and refugee law. We represent clients in complex immigration applications and litigation matters before the Federal Court and IRB. We also assemble unique immigration plans for those seeking temporary or permanent residence in Canada.

About Us
About Us

Our Philosophy

At Esna Law PC, we have three core principles: Excellence, Relationship, and Honesty. Excellence is our guiding principle across all of our services. We exclusively practice immigration and refugee law, to provide quality service. Relationship with our clients is our key to success. We want to know your unique story, hopes and dreams, to distill their most persuasive aspects into compelling arguments. Lastly, our commitment to Honesty means we tell you the good, the bad, and the ugly, and let you make an informed decision.

The Founder: Ali Esnaashari

Ali Esnaashari is an immigration lawyer (Barrister and Solicitor), and the founder of Esna Law Professional Corporation (“Esna Law PC”). Born and raised in Iran, Ali’s own journey to Canada as a teenager inspired him to pursue a career as an immigration lawyer.

Ali Ashari

He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and was called to the Ontario bar in June 2016. Since then, he has dedicated himself exclusively to the practice of immigration and refugee law. Before establishing Esna Law PC, Ali honed his skills at one of Canada’s leading immigration law firms, where he diligently represented clients in a wide range of complex immigration applications and litigation matters.

The firm offers comprehensive services and representation in immigration applications and litigation matters. Ali’s practice within the firm focuses on immigration litigation, complex immigration applications, refusals, inadmissibility, sponsorship applications and appeals, refugee claims and appeals, humanitarian and compassionate applications, study and visitor visas, as well as various other immigration and refugee matters.

Beyond his role at Esna Law PC, Ali is a dedicated contributor to the immigration and legal community. He serves on the Board of Directors at Iranian-Canadian Legal Professionals, contributes as an editor to the Toronto Law Journal, and regularly speaks at immigration law workshops, conferences, and legal education sessions. Ali also previously served as a part-time instructor at Humber College’s Faculty of Business and has been actively involved in pro bono initiatives and collaborating with organizations like CILAC Pro Bono and the Iranian Women Organization of Ontario.

In his leisure time, he enjoys exercise, travel, and reading, and he is an avid Manchester United fan.

Meet the Team

We’re driven by a genuine love for immigration law and a collective dedication to navigating its complexities. Our team provides honest and excellent legal representation, delivered through a personal and meaningful relationship.

Ali Esnaashari

Senior immigration lawyer, with a focus on refusals and complex cases.

Serwaah Frimpong

Immigration litigation lawyer, representing clients before the Federal Court and IRB.

Nadia Bakhtiari

Experienced immigration lawyer, representing clients in litigation and complex cases.

Serwaah Frimpong

Associate Lawyer

Nadia Bakhtiari

Associate Lawyer

Sahar Riazati

Intake coordinator and client relations specialist with a strong legal background.

Sujani Widyaratne

Over 20 years of work experience in the Canadian immigration legal field.

Natallia Valynchuk

10+ years of experience in assisting clients in temporary and permanent resident applications.

Sahar Riazati

Administrative Assistant

Sujani Widyaratne

Senior Legal Assistant

Natallia Valynchuk

Immigration Consultant