Sheema received her Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) and Juris Doctor (JD) degrees at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. Actively involved in the McGill community, she volunteered as a caseworker at the Legal Information Clinic at McGill and the Compass Startup & Legal Clinic. She was also involved with the McGill Journal of Law and Health and Lawyers without Borders McGill. During law school, she worked at one of Canada’s largest investment managers where she supported the company’s enterprise risk and crisis management initiatives, including the company response to the COVID-19 pandemic. She completed a secondment at an engineering firm during her summer.
Sheema also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (with Distinction) from Carleton University. Prior to her studies in law, she worked for the Canadian federal government and for a multinational tech company in The Netherlands.
She is currently completing her National Articles (Ontario) at the firm’s Montreal office.