Mahwish joined Blakes as a summer student in 2021. She graduated from McGill University with a dual degree in civil law and common law. Prior to her legal studies, Mahwish completed her bachelor’s degree at Bard College in New York and master’s degree at McGill University.
During law school, Mahwish worked with start-up companies at the Compass start-up legal clinic and participated in the corporate and securities law moot competition. She also worked as a research assistant in taxation law and co-authored articles on digital services taxes and blockchain law.
Before joining Blakes, Mahwish worked as law student at a boutique law firm focusing on corporate and technology law, and emerging and high-growth companies.