Avechi Chimara

Avechi Chimara



Avechi is passionate about providing innovative solutions to complex legal problems, and has re-joined the Momentum Team to help serve our clients. She recently completed her second year at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, where she is also a Common Law Students Campus Ambassador, and is the former Vice President of Finance for the Black Law Students Association University of Ottawa Chapter. She is also a host for the Law School Show podcast, and her episodes can be found online.

Prior to law school, Avechi obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Political Science and Sociology at the University of Toronto. During her time at UofT Avechi was an active participant in the UofT community and held many leadership roles such as being the New College First Year Floor President, a Frosh leader, a New College Representative for the Association of Political Science Students, Vice President of Marketing in Alpha Phi Women’s Fraternity and was the Social Media Director for two campus associations. She was awarded with a New College Leadership Certificate for her contributions to the campus community.

Avechi summered at Momentum in 2018 as a first-year law students she is excited to be back this summer diving into more complex legal transactions. Outside of school and work Avechi enjoys fitness, travelling, and attending music festivals. She is also self-proclaimed foodie always in search of great new restaurants to try!