Anne-Claire Gayet

LL.B/B.C.L., International Studies and LL.M (International Public Law)

Lawyer at the Québec Bar, Anne-Claire completed her articling program at the Criminal Office of Montreal Legal Aid. In addition to criminal law, she is particularly interested in the right to equality and to non-discrimination, human rights, and economic and social rights.

In 2009, she was the coordinator of the Hans & Tamar Oppenheimer Chair in Public International Law at McGill University. From 2007 to 2008, she first was research assistant and then the coordinator of the Canada Research Chair in International Migration Law, of the Center of International Studies and Research of the Université de Montréal (CDIM). From 2007 to 2012, she was Agent of Domain 5, Justice, Policing and Security from the Quebec Metropolis Centre.

Her master’s thesis in International Public Law bore on the rights of temporary farm workers in Quebec and the implications of tied-work permits with the employers.

She was trained in forced migration issues, as a participant to the 2009 Winter Course on Forced Migration, Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group, Kolkata; and to the Summer Course in Forced Migration at Oxford University in 2008.