Sarah Ghaya is a national articling student under the supervision of Anne-France Goldwater. She obtained her civil law degree (L.LL) from the University of Ottawa in 2016 and her Juris Doctor (J.D) from Université de Montréal in 2017. She successfully completed the Ontario Bar exams in 2017.
Sarah also completed a Bachelor’s in Social Science specialized in International Development and Globalization Cum Laude at the University of Ottawa in 2016.
During her studies she participated in a Moot Trial in Private International Law for which she pleaded in front of the Honourable Justice Luc Martineau at the Federal Court of Appeal. After her studies she volunteered at the McGill Legal Information Clinic for 8 months while also volunteering as a legal researcher at the Center for Research-Action on Race Relations.
Sarah’s desire to become a family law lawyer stems from her strong devotion to protect vulnerable people that have been wrongfully affected by their environment, such as children.
Sarah is fluent in both English and French. Had she not chosen to become an attorney, she would have been an actress.