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Founder & Principle Lawyer
Alaoma Opara is the owner and principal lawyer of AVIOU Law Firm. Alaoma is a double masters holder graduating with both a Master of Laws degree specialising in alternative dispute resolution, international commercial arbitration and corporate law and a Master of Arts degree in Christian Theology from Kingston University and the University of London – Heythrop College respectively. Alaoma obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from London Metropolitan University.
Prior to being called to the Ontario bar in 2016, Alaoma worked in private practice for one of Toronto’s most respected and reputable law firms working daily on challenging and diverse cases. She received her legal training with an international Chambers handling complex business, civil and criminal law matters.
Alaoma has extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of immigration and estate law and as senior counsel of AVIOU Law Firm she is a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario and an active member of several professional organizations namely the Christian Legal Fellowship, Lawyers' Christian Fellowship (UK), the Women’s Law Association of Ontario and the Canadian Bar Association – Ontario Chapter.
Supervised Licensing Candidate
Mr. Healy completed his experiential training with AVIOU Law Firm as part of the Law Society of Ontario’s lawyer licensing process. Alex holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Ottawa, obtained following his completion of a Bachelor of Commerce from Mount Allison University. His previous work experience involved developing legislation in the Senate of Canada regarding various topics for multiple Senators.
Alex provides a unique perspective on many issues having spent extensive time in Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Québec, and having lived in both the UK and Canada. Alex’s interests include constitutional law, business law, family law, and real estate law. His experience with a diverse array of topics helps to complement the services offered here at AVIOU Law.
After being licensed by the Law Society of Ontario in 2013, Ms. Hamilton worked for some of Toronto's precedent-setting law firms whose primary practice areas are administrative law, more specifically, mental health law as well as media law, insurance defence law, and employment law.
Ms. Hamilton obtained her paralegal training and was awarded Honours with Distinction upon graduating from College. She also holds both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Criminology and was presented with Dean's List Honours while attending University in the United States. Ms. Hamilton was an instructor for the Learning Resources Network for approximately five years where she taught students from a network of colleges and universities all over North America. She is currently in the process of developing LSO-accredited continuing education courses.
She is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario and an active member of the Ontario Paralegal Association.
Emily is the legal assistant at AVIOU Law Firm. She completed her Bachelors degree in History before pursuing a career in law and is now dedicated to improving the immigration process experience and helping our clients achieve their migration goals.