Maha Ansari

Maha Ansari

Articling Student

Contact Information

tel: 416.646.3962




  • University of Ottawa, J.D. (Cum Laude)
  • Carleton University, Bachelor of Journalism and Political Science - Concentration in International Relations (High Distinction)


English, Urdu, French

Maha completed her J.D. at the University of Ottawa.

Throughout her legal career, Maha has worked in the legal department of a global production company, interned for a virtual law firm specializing in privacy and cybersecurity law, and spearheaded a mentorship program that connects law students with legal professionals across the country.

Before law school, Maha honed her writing and critical thinking skills in the role of a journalist. Her work has appeared on platforms including CBC News Network and OMNI Television. Maha’s coverage of diverse legal issues led her to pursue a law degree.

She aspires to use her intellectual curiosity to be a problem-solver and an advocate for clients’ best interests.

During her articles, Maha will be working with the Corporate, Real Estate, and Commercial practice groups.

  • Robert F. Reid Scholarship for academic excellence 
  • Dean’s Honour List for academic excellence

  • President, University of Ottawa South Asian Law Students’ Association (2018 - 2019)