Tahira Mawji, B.A., JD, is an Associate Lawyer at the Deer Lake Law Group. She holds an undergraduate degree from Simon Fraser University in English and a Juris Doctor from the University of Southampton in the U.K.
Prior to attending law school, Tahira volunteered with Access Pro Bono and spent her time assisting patients detained under the Mental Health Act. She also assisted landlords and tenants in resolving issues under the Residential Tenancy Act.
Tahira completed her articles at a boutique law firm in Vancouver, B.C., gaining experience in corporate law and securities. She particularly enjoyed assisting start-up companies with corporate governance and structure, and routinely reviewed business agreements. Additionally, she handled real estate development files, estate planning and general civil matters.
At the Deer Lake Law Group, Tahira is focused on estate planning and estate litigation, family law matters, and general civil dispute resolution. She is also focused on drafting business agreements for small businesses and start-up companies.
Tahira always provides her clients with cost-effective services no matter if she is working with an individual or a business. She prides herself on making the legal process as smooth as possible and transparent.
Beyond the practice of law, Tahira is an intrepid explorer, having already been to Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Sweden, Netherlands, Spain, and France. Trying traditional / regional dishes and visiting historical landmarks allows Tahira to gain a deeper appreciation for the local culture.