Ottawa Human Rights Lawyers Experienced in Public Interest Litigation
Governments can exercise enormous power over every aspect of our lives. Public interest law captures a wide range of civil liberty and human rights infringements, from matters of national security to coroner’s inquests, international human rights issues and local community matters. The approach to each is drastically different depending on the parties and jurisdictions involved. Knowing how to effectively navigate the various systems requires experience and an in-depth understanding of the various applicable laws for each situation.
The lawyers at Champ & Associates are known as fierce advocates for human rights and civil liberties. Champ & Associates regularly represents organizations such as Amnesty International, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society in a wide variety of areas, including prisoners’ rights, equality in public services for First Nations, and corporate accountability for human rights abuses.
Champ & Associates also act for individuals who have experienced arbitrary detention and torture. Canadians detained abroad who are at serious risk of torture or other grave human rights abuses have retained Champ & Associates to engage the Canadian Government and United Nations bodies to help secure their release.
Public Interest Litigation: Local, National and Beyond
Champ & Associates is exceptionally experienced representing both organizational and individual clients in a range of public interest matters. The firm’s background in this field is varied, and includes the following issues:
- National security matters, including international detention and torture;
- International human rights issues;
- Local community matters of public interest;
- Enforcing Constitutional rights; and
- Coroner’s inquests, involving situations where citizens have been harmed or killed by police.
Champ & Associates: Fierce Advocates for Human Rights & Civil Liberties
Public interest law is extremely varied, ranging from local matters to international concerns. It can feel very overwhelming when facing a government agency, international body or other large institution in litigation, but the dedicated lawyers at Champ & Associates can help. The firm has wide-ranging experience representing organizations and invidious in a varied array of public interest matters and they will identify the best path forward for success in each case. To discuss your matter in confidence, please contact the firm by telephone at 613-237-4740 or reach out online.