Senior Trial Lawyer

Anser Farooq is a trial lawyer and senior counsel at Anser Law Professional Corporation. The courtroom is where he is at home. Trials are his passion and clients are never disappointed at his preparation, determination, and desire to succeed.

Anser graduated with a B.A. (Hons) Degree majoring in Anthropology and minor in Psychology from York University. He was in the Masters’ program at York with focus on Medical and Psychiatric Anthropology prior to commencing law school.

Anser obtained his Law degree from the University of Alberta before being called to the Ontario Bar Association in 2002.

After working at downtown Toronto law firm located at Bay and Richmond, Anser established Anser Law Professional Corporation.

He has successfully litigated many high-profile cases of local, national and of international interest appearing in the Superior Court, Court of Appeal as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Anser has had many cases referenced on legal case databases, local newspapers (Mississauga News, The Star), national newspapers (Globe & Mail, The Post), and international newspapers (New York Times), YouTube, Wikipedia and various other internet publications.

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Anser Law Professional Corporation stands firm on its objective to continue to build a law firm providing exceptional service and delivering results.

Anser Law Professional Corporation is built on a strong work ethic believing that anything is possible for their clients and that the problems of their clients stop at their doorstep.

Anser is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi, and Hindi. To contact Mr. Farooq, please send an email at


Senior Lawyer

Manju Gurjot Sekhon obtained her Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto and her Bachelor of Law from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.

She is a diligent lawyer and passionate about Family Law and has practiced this area of law for over 12 years. She has accumulated a broad knowledge base and experience in all areas of Family Law, including property and pension division, custody and access issues and child and spousal support.

Manju understands both the emotional and financial strain that separated clients experience, whether they were married or in a common law relationship and with or without children. She is a poised and articulate advocate in court and has successfully represented clients with complex Family Law issues at various levels of court. Other than litigation, Manju is an effective negotiator of out of court settlements, including separation and marriage agreements. She is also able to assist clients in the preparation of Wills and Power of Attorney documents, wrongful dismissal and child protection matters.

When not in the office or in court, Manju enjoys research and learning Disability Law, particularly in relation to employment, and Environmental Law.

Manju is fluent in both English and Punjabi.

To contact Manju, please send an email to


Managing Lawyer

Shivani Balcharan was called to the bar in Ontario in 2016. Shivani is in charge of the smooth operation of the Family Law Department. Her primary focus is family litigation and she is well versed in the Family Law Rules and Rules of Civil Procedure. Shivani does not hesitate to address client’s needs aggressively in or outside of the court, as and when necessary.

Shivani graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Law (L.L.B) from the University of Guyana in 2007 and went on to obtain a Legal Education Certificate (LEC) from the Hugh Wooding Law School (Trinidad and Tobago) in 2009.

She was called to the bar in Georgetown, Guyana in 2009 and worked first, as a State Counsel with the Director of Public Prosecutions and then as a Legal Officer and State Prosecutor for the Guyana Energy Agency.

Ms. Balcharan can be contacted via e-mail at


Office Manager and Commissioner of Oaths

Umar Farooq has been with Anser Law Professional Corporation since January 2007. He is the Office Manager and is responsible for all the day to day operations of the firm.

Mr. Farooq is a Commissioner of Oaths.

He is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi, and Hindi. To contact Mr. Farooq, please send an email at


Business Ambassador

Dr. Ahmed Farooq graduated from McMaster medical school at age 23. He specialized in radiology prior to his subspecialty in interventional radiology. He has performed life saving operations and advanced medical intervention techniques with a keen eye to success.

Dr. Farooq is an entrepreneur with considerable community outreach. He has engaged in and is party to the firm's efforts to enhance financial security and wealth buiding projects for our clients.

With an investment portfolio that boasts real estate holdings, directorship in private and public corporations, investments in the stock market, Dr. Farooq brings a wealth of knowledge that the firm uses to advance our clients wealth acquisition and retention goals.