Osuji & Smith Lawyers Expands Support for Immigrants in Canada with Acquisition of Fisher Law
Osuji & Smith, recognized as Canada’s largest Black-owned law firm, proudly announces the acquisition of Fisher Law, renowned for its exceptional immigration legal services. This strategic move represents a significant step forward in expanding Osuji & Smith’s reach and enhancing legal assistance for immigrants.
Formalized on February 1, 2024, the acquisition underscores Osuji & Smith’s commitment to fostering a robust ecosystem of support for immigrants, especially during Black History Month. The firm reaffirms its dedication to providing trustworthy legal services to those navigating immigration complexities.
Charles Osuji, CEO of Osuji & Smith Lawyers, expresses enthusiasm for the acquisition, emphasizing its broader impact. “This acquisition isn’t just about business expansion; it’s a commitment to empower and uplift the immigrant community in Canada,” Osuji stated. “We comprehend the unique challenges faced by immigrants because we have experienced those stories firsthand.”
Both Osuji and Rowan Fisher, Founder & Managing Lawyer of Fisher Law, share immigrant backgrounds, offering profound insights into the challenges faced by newcomers to Calgary, Alberta, and Canada. Fisher Law’s exceptional approach has earned accolades, including the Calgary Chamber of Commerce SureCall Community Champion Award in 2023 and the Inclusive Leader Award from Immigrant Champions of Canada in 2024.
Rowan Fisher, appointed as the Managing Lawyer of Osuji & Smith’s Immigration Division, highlights the opportunity to expand the impact of their work. “This acquisition ensures that more immigrants in Canada have access to reliable, empathetic, and effective legal assistance,” Fisher remarked.
The acquisition aligns with Osuji & Smith’s broader initiatives, such as the non-profit Foot in the Door Initiative (FIDI), aimed at bridging the gap for professionals in Canada. With this acquisition, Osuji & Smith now offers legal services in over 25 major languages, enhancing accessibility and inclusivity for immigrant communities across Canada.
The integration of Fisher Law’s expertise into Osuji & Smith’s diverse practice areas marks a significant milestone, reinforcing the firm’s mission to support and empower immigrant communities.