Noor Ejaz Chaudhry

Noor Ejaz Chaudhry is an Advocate of the High Courts of Pakistan and holds an LLB (Honours) degree from the University of London. She completed her LLM in Human Rights, Conflict and Justice in 2019 from SOAS University of London as a Chevening Scholar.

Ms. Ejaz worked closely with senior Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan, Asma Jahangir, as a legal associate up till Ms. Jahangir’s death in 2018. She has worked on various notable human rights cases in Pakistan including the Orange Line Metro Train Case to protect the cultural heritage of Lahore, cases regarding the disenfranchisement of women voters in the north of Pakistan and cases to contest the scope of judicial review for decisions passed by military courts. Ms. Ejaz has also extensively worked for the freedom of religious belief throughout the country by drafting amendments to legislation to protect the rights of minorities in Pakistan and by advocating them through public hearings in all provincial capitals of the country.

Her publications and research include case-law trends on the freedom of speech and expression in Pakistan, refugee rights, blasphemy law and freedom of religion and belief.