Nancy Elliott graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Chinese Studies in 1989. She earned her Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University in Ontario in 1992. She studied Mandarin at the Beijing Foreign Languages Normal College in 1986 and at the Taiwan National University in 1987. She was provided a grant to research Chinese law in Beijing, Chongqing and Kunming.
Nancy Elliott was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995 and established her own firm specializing in immigration law in 1996.
Fluent in English, Mandarin, Spanish and French, she has handled hundreds of applications for permanent residence in all categories and has successfully represented clients at every type of immigration hearing, including admissibility hearings, appeals at the Immigration Appeal Division and at numerous applications to the Federal Court of Canada.
In 1996 and 1999, Nancy Elliott was very honored to receive the Certificate for Volunteer Recognition from the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration for Canada.
Nancy Elliott writes a weekly column on immigration law in the Chinese daily newspaper “Ming Pao Daily News”, where she answers all types of questions relating to applications for permanent residence, temporary residence, processing issues and immigration policies.
Well-known in several immigrant communities in the Greater Toronto Area, Nancy Myles Elliott is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Ontario Bar Association’s Immigration Section, the Markham Board of Trade and several China-Canada organizations, and conducts seminars for community groups and business people on various aspects of immigration law. She is often interviewed by Chinese media with respect to immigration and business matters.