Mr. Langlais was called to the Québec Bar Association in 1990 after earning his law degree from Université de Montréal, Québec (Canada) in 1989. He is both a barrister and a solicitor in business and immigration law. Since 2005, he acts as Foreign Legal Consultant to Jin Mao P.R.C. Lawyers in Shanghai.
Mr. Langlais teaches Immigration Law to university and law school students, lawyers and notaries. He has co-directed the publication Citizenship and Immigration Law (Lexis-Nexis, 2017), is an approved trainer of the Québec Bar Association and has authored many training courses, namely: Business Immigration Programs, Skilled Worker Immigration Programs, Residency Issues under Immigration Law versus Citizenship law, Temporary Resident Permits, Immigration and Criminality, Introduction to Immigration law in Canada.
Mr. Hugues Langlais is called regularly as an immigration legal expert by the medias (television, radio, and newspapers). Since October 2008, Mr. Langlais acts as a Practice Reviewer/Investigator for the Québec Bar to oversee or investigate the professional work of immigration colleagues.
Since 2004, he chairs the Immigration and Citizenship Committee of the Québec Bar Association.
Mr. Langlais presides over his firm with offices in Montréal, Canada and Shanghai, China with antennas in Paris (France), Dakar (Senegal), Beirut (Lebanon), Québec City, Gatineau (Canada) and Bujumbura (Burundi).”