The Team


Sharmin Alam

One of the two directors at Aclara Immigration Services Inc. She is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC), and a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), membership No. R706173. Sharmin began her career as a lawyer in Bangladesh and practiced for many years in areas such as Admiralty Law, Judicial Review, Company Law, Environment Law, Family Law and Property Law. She studied LL.B at the University of London, UK and LL.M at Cardiff University, UK. She has decades' worth of litigation experience.

Besides being a lawyer,

Sharmin also worked as an EHS (Environment, Health and Workplace Safety) consultant in a reputable European Company that provides compliance and sustainability-related services to Fortune 500 companies.

Sharmin discovered her passion for Canadian Immigration Law while she was processing immigration applications for many of her family members. Since then, she helped many individuals achieve their dream of obtaining Canadian visas.

Sharmin works on a wide-range of temporary and permanent residence matters,

including the Labour Market Impact Assessments, individual and family members’ Temporary Residence Visa as workers, students, and visitors, Business Immigration and obtaining permanent residence to Canada under the Federal Economic Class and Family Class.  Other than English, she is also fluent in Bengali, Hindi, and Urdu.

Sharmins' clients recognize the precision with which she handles their files and her attention to detail.

She provides clients with correct, invaluable, and timely advice, along with practical solutions. Her clients appreciate her compassionate, friendly nature, transparency, and professionalism.

Sharmin is a people person.

Since her student life, she has organized many charity programs in Bangladesh to help people in need. She took many pro-bono cases as a lawyer to provide legal assistance without receiving any professional fees. She still takes part in many volunteer works in Canada whenever time permits.

Sharmin has a diverse creative mind and soul.

She is a Bangladeshi singer with two musical albums. She participated in many musical programs on stage and television. Her songs played on all the FM radio stations in Bangladesh. She successfully launched and ran an elite restaurant in Gulshan, Dhaka, until she moved to Canada. She also used to have a successful event management company that worked with corporate and non-corporate entities. All these diverse experiences help her adapt to a critical situation efficiently with creative solutions.

Travelling and meeting new people from different countries and cultures is what Sharmin does while she has free time.

She truly believes it helps her to understand her clients better. One other thing that she cherishes is capturing moments through her lenses. She has a knack for creating digital content. Her Canadian Immigration and Travel-related social media handles are followed by thousands of like-minded people.


Accredited Immigration Consultant Diploma, Herzing College (2019)

LLM Cardiff University, UK (2011)

LLB (Hons.), University of London, UK (2009)

Professional Memberships

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant in good standing with The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultant (CICC).

Member, The Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).

Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant - Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (RCIC - IRB)

Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh.