About

Pearl Eliadis (B.Sc., B.C.L., LL.B. (McGill) B.C.L.(Oxon).conducts an advisory and consultancy human rights law practice from her office based in Montreal. With more than twenty years' experience in human rights law and related public policy issues, Pearl has been retained by institutional and multilateral clients, including national human rights institutions, the United Nations, and the European Commission on a wide range of human rights issues.
 
A graduate of McGill and Oxford, Pearl has degrees in common law and civil law, and was appointed President of the Quebec Bar Association's Human Rights Committee in 2013 and was re-appointed in 2016. She also lectures at McGill University's Faculty of Law and is a full member of  its Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism.   

Pearl has published extensively in human rights and public policy. Her book, Speaking Out on Human Rights: Debating Canada's Human Rights System, was named one of the best books in 2014, and won the 2015 Huguenot Society of Canada Award for freedom of expression and conscience (Ont. Historical Society). 

In-country working experience
Canada, China, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tajikistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Timor Leste.

Bar admission 
Quebec, Ontario

RightsBlog Pearl Eliadis' Blog about developments in human rights law