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Maha Ansari

Maha Ansari

Summer Student

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  • Carleton University, Bachelor of Journalism and Political Science - Concentration in International Relations (High Distinction)
English, Urdu, French

Maha Ansari is in the Juris Doctor program at the University of Ottawa. Before attending 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 law degree at the University of Ottawa.

Throughout her legal career, Maha has competed in a moot, served as President of the South Asian Law Students’ Association, and worked in the Business and Legal Affairs Department of a global production company. She has also spearheaded JurisMentor – a legal mentorship program that connects law students with legal professionals across the country. 

While at Osler, Maha will be working with the Corporate, Privacy, and Franchise & Distribution groups.

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

  • Robert F. Reid Scholarship for academic excellence (2017)
  • Dean’s Honour List for academic excellence (2012-2015)