Zaynah obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Spanish with International Comparative Studies from the University of Western Ontario. She then moved to United Kingdom where she obtained her LL.B from the University of Leicester and her LL.M in Public International Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Zaynah has studied, worked and volunteered in a number of countries including Spain, Mexico, Peru, Costa Rica, India, and Pakistan. While travelling, she realized her love of languages and developed a fluency in Spanish. Zaynah also acquired strong values from each of the countries which she still carries with her today.
Prior to pursuing her career in Law, Zaynah worked abroad with various
Governmental and Non-Governmental organizations in the field of International Development. When she returned to Canada, she completed a Fellowship with the Law Foundation of Ontario at a community legal clinic, which served as her Articles.
Prior to co-founding her firm, Zaynah worked as a Lawyer in the areas of Global Migration and Canadian Immigration in the Greater Toronto Area. In addition to managing Marani Law, Zaynah is a former Member of the Executive Committee of the Immigration Section of the Ontario Bar Association and currently sits as a Director on the Board of the Asian Real Estate Association of the Americas. She is also a member of the Rotary Club of Toronto and partakes in a wide variety of public speaking engagements.
Zaynah is fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in French. She is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Law Society of Ontario.