Ambreen has over 15 years of experience within multiple jurisdictions advising corporates and financial institutions on capital markets issuances, loan syndications, project finance, mergers and acquisitions and privatization transactions. She brings substantive experience in securities law, capital markets, and corporate advisory and regulatory work.

She is a member of the Banking and Finance sector group.

Before joining Al Tamimi, she worked for a financial service regulator in Ontario, Canada, specializing in the regulatory matters related to the mortgage and credit union sector.

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Recent Experience

  • Provincial Regulator, As in-house counsel, advised the credit union and prudential team on regulatory issues and approvals, including approvals for incorporation of a credit union, minimum disclosure requirements under offering statement for issuance of capital, and asset purchase arrangements.
  • Provincial Regulator, As in-house counsel, advised on various significant public sector procurements, including but not limited to information technology and digital transformation projects, consulting services for depository insurance reserve fund and risk management framework.
  • Federal & Provincial Regulators. Negotiated information-sharing arrangements with other regulators within Canada in close coordination with the Ministry of Finance.


  • English
  • Urdu


Barrister-at-Law from the Law Society of Ontario, Canada

LL.M, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada

Barrister-at-Law, General Council of the Bar, UK

LL.B (Hons), University of London, UK


Member, The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Member, Ontario Bar, Canada

Solicitor of the Court of Appeal for Ontario and Superior Court of Justice.

Member, Sindh Bar Council, Pakistan