ABOUT ARA LAW
Ara Law provides highly-impactful advice and effective advocacy while addressing its clients’ business challenges and issues. We study our cases thoroughly to anticipate matters that go beyond the law, and to consult and practice with pride in a rapidly changing digital world.
Shamim Ara, Principal & Founder Lawyer of Ara Law, is an Internationally trained lawyer who is extremely passionate to assist individuals and serve the community through her work and legal expertise. Shamim has accumulated over a decade of experience under her belt teaching law professionally and working in courts. She achieved an LLM Canadian Common Law degree from York University's Osgoode Hall Law School in 2017, and was called to the Bar in 2019.
Prior to commencing her private law firm, Shamim worked at Lewis Law Professional Corporation for about 5 years (2015-2019) as an associate, joining as a legal intern. Shamim also obtained LL.B (Bachelor of Laws), LL.M (Masters in Law), & MSS (Masters of Social Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice) degrees from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Her goal has always been to improve the public justice system, and ensure proper access to human rights for all. Fueled by her goal, she acquired a fellowship in Human Rights from Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC), Hong Kong. Shamim is also a contributing member of the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA) & Women’s Law Association of Ontario (WLAO).
Her writings on Regulation and Human Rights have been posted in numerous research journals. Shamim believes in utilizing her knowledge, passion & dedication to attain justice. Simplicity & Resiliency are her core factors as she looks forward to providing her legal advices and expertise to the community.