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Dena Hamat J.D., M.A., B.A. (Hons)

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Dena Hamat is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, having earned a Law Degree from the University of Ottawa in 2012. She also holds a Master of Arts Degree in International Affairs from Carleton University and a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Dalhousie University. She is an active member of the Ontario Bar Association and has chaired conferences organized by its Young Lawyers Division.

Dena has experience in a variety of areas of immigration law, including: humanitarian applications, family re-unification cases, work permit applications, inadmissibility cases and appeals at the Immigration Appeal Division and Federal Court of Canada. Prior to joining Green and Spiegel, Dena worked as legal counsel for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. During this time she developed a strong understanding of Canadian immigration policy and procedure.


Called to the Ontario Bar, 2013

Master of Arts, Carleton University, 2014

Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa, 2012

Additional Languages Spoken

Hebrew and French 


  • Canadian Bar Association, Member, 2015 – Present
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario


  • Ontario Bar Association, Law Day Committee  - 2018
  • Canadian Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 2015 - Present


Feb 28, 2019


Inside Immigration Webinar is a monthly 30 minute call featuring Green and Spiegel’s immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in ...

Nov 28, 2018

Inside Immigration: Wednesday November 28th, 2018

Inside Immigration features Green and Spiegel's immigration lawyers covering a broad range of topics in immigration law, including:  • R...


Mar 25, 2019

Important Changes to the Post Graduate Work Permit Program

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