General Enquiries

Office of General Counsel
519-888-4567 ext.37549
Location: 
Needles Hall 3007

Logan Atkinson

General Counsel
Logan Atkinson
519-888-4012 or 519-888-4567 ext.84012 or cell 226-339-5192
Location: 
Needles Hall 3007M

BA (Mount Allison University), LLB (University of New Brunswick), MPhil (Memorial University), MA (Carleton University), LLD (University of Ottawa), FCIS

As general counsel, Logan Atkinson has full responsibility for legal affairs and managing legal risk for the Board of Governors of the University of Waterloo, the University of Waterloo, and the foundations and subsidiaries of which the university is either the sole or a majority member or shareholder.

Yanick Charbonneau

Manager, and Immigration Counsel
Yanick Charbonneau
519-888-4567 ext.31103
Location: 
Needles Hall 3007F

LLB (University of Montreal)

Contact Yanick for any issues in relation to compliance with Canadian immigration laws and regulations before the formal issuance of an offer letter or letter of invitation to an international visitor.

Yanick advises on a wide array of immigration or cross - border issues faced by today’s Global Citizens.

Yanick will also provide guidance on Federal Laws impacting the campus community including intellectual property, copyright, and anti-spam legislation, to name a few.

Frances Hannigan

Senior Immigration Specialist
Frances Hannigan
519-888-4567 ext.36332
Location: 
Neeldes Hall 3007E

A Registered Certified Immigration Consultant (RCIC #R507077) since February 2010. Fran is the Senior Immigration Specialist for the University community. She is the subject matter expert on areas of immigration for the University as the employer and is responsible for all immigration matters pertaining to hiring and/or inviting  non-Canadians as part of University business.

Ryan Macmillan

Legal Assistant
Ryan Macmillan
519-888-4567 ext.36861
Location: 
NH3007

A graduate of University of Waterloo's Legal Studies program, Ryan also has completed his paralegal certification at Conestoga College. Ryan has experience working at several law offices.

Terri Rau

Senior Legal Administrator
Terri Rau
519-888-4567 x37549
Location: 
NH 3007A

An accomplished senior legal administrator with several years experience in both private legal practice and the public sector.   Particular expertise in all aspects of real estate transactions, litigation, risk management issues, privacy law, contract administration, as well as budget, record and file management.

Nickola Voegelin

Legal Counsel
Nickola Voegeglin
519-888-4567 ext. 37706
Location: 
Needles Hall 3007C

Honours BA (University of Waterloo), MA (Western), LLB (University of Ottawa)

Nickola advises and represents the University on a wide range of matters including corporate commercial issues, negotiation of strategic relationships including agreements with external national and international organizations, intellectual property issues including licensing, trademark and copyright issues, litigation and risk management, anti-spam (CASL) compliance, privacy law, and administrative law.

Sian Williams

Senior Legal Counsel
Sian Williams
519-888-4567 ext.38625
Location: 
Needles Hall 3007H

BSc (Hon) (University of Calgary), LLB (Queen’s University), LLM (Osgoode Hall, York University)

Sian Williams practices in the areas of administrative law, contract law, employment law, immigration law, human rights, litigation, and risk management.

Nancy Yan

Receptionist
519-888-4567 ext.36993
Location: 
NH3007

Third year Arts Honours, Co-op Student studying Legal Studies.