Peter Edelmann

Peter Edelmann has a practice focused primarily on litigation and appeals in the areas of immigration and refugee law, extradition and criminal defence. He regularly appears before all levels of the federal and provincial courts as well as the various divisions of the Immigration and Refugee Board. He is an active member of the national Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association and on the litigation committees of both the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers and the Canadian Council for Refugees.

Peter is a regular presenter at conferences on various topics related to criminal and immigration law. He regularly appears before Parliamentary committees and before the Supreme Court of Canada on issues related to criminality and national security in the immigration context.

Peter taught for several years in the Computer Forensics program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology and is currently an instructor in the University of British Columbia Certificate in Immigration: Laws, Policies and Procedures (CILPP) program.

Peter is bilingual (French and English) and fluent in Spanish.

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