Me Mohamed-Amine Semrouni is a member of the Quebec Bar practicing in refugee law, immigration law and international human rights law. He holds a bachelor’s degree (LL.B.) in law from Laval University and a minor in political science from University of Montreal (B.A.). He is pursuing his graduate studies in international law at UQAM where his research focuses on the decolonization of international law. Since he became a lawyer, Amine has been working in the field of immigration law where he handles various cases before the Federal Court, the Superior Court, the Tribunal Administratif du Québec and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, as well as before international bodies in the context of international remedies. He joined the litigation group at Bertrand Deslauriers after working in a firm specialized in refugee law.
Having at heart the defense of human rights, Amine worked in Bamako, in Mali, as a volunteer legal advisor with Lawyers Without Borders Canada. As part of his graduate studies, he also participated in the International Clinic for the Defence of Human Rights of UQAM (CIDDHU) (CIDDHU) where he wrote a paper on the rights of migrant children in Tunisia presented to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. In 2022, Amine also participated in the René Cassin Foundation’s intensive seminar at the International Institute of Human Rights in Strasbourg where he obtained certificates of achievement in international human rights law and international humanitarian and criminal law.
His legal practice is characterized by a sincere humanism as well as an empathetic and meticulous approach to each case which allows him to establish a close relationship of trust with his clients. Amine can communicate in French, English, Arabic and Spanish.
His passions are soccer, travel, reading and cinema.