Maha Ansari

Maha Ansari

Associate, Real Estate

Contact Information

tel: 416.646.3962



Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2021


  • 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 is an associate within the firm’s Real Estate group. She joined Osler as a summer student in 2019 and articled at the firm from 2020 to 2021. During her articles, Maha worked on a variety of commercial property transactions, including the financing, acquisition, and disposition of commercial real estate.

Maha completed her J.D. at the University of Ottawa. Throughout her legal career, she has worked in the legal department of a global production company, completed rotations within Osler’s Corporate, Privacy, and Insolvency & Restructuring groups, and spearheaded a mentorship program to connect law students with legal professionals across the country. Maha has also served as a panelist on various panels aimed at supporting budding legal professionals. 

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.

Maha 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 
  • Dean’s Honour List for academic excellence

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