Dilshad (Dilly) Mohamed

Dilshad MohamedDilshad (Dilly) Mohamed focuses her practice in Wills & Estates Law, Guardianship, Real Estate, Family Law and Civil Litigation.

Prior to joining Chiarelli Cramer Witteveen, Dilly was Legal Counsel at the federal Department of Justice. Dilly summered and articled at a national law firm before being called to the bar. She was the recipient of the Family Law Institute Prize in 2011-12 and was nominated for Ottawa’s Star of the City award in 2008.

Dilly has represented clients in Superior Court, both in Civil Litigation and Family Matters, as well as in Small Claims Court.

Dilly worked in the Telecommunication industry for several years before attending law school. Being thoroughly familiar with the “high tech” world of computers and the Internet, she uses technology extensively in her practice, incorporating cost containment and risk management principles into her legal advice.

In addition to her law degree, Dilly has a B.A.Sc. in Computer Engineering and MASc in Biomedical Engineering.

Dilly has resided in Ottawa for over 30 years. She is an active member of her community and has served on the Board of Directors of the Queensway Carleton Hospital, which included service on the Board’s Ethics and Audit committees. She is currently providing pro bono legal assistance through Reach Canada and the uOttawa Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, assisting with the Syrian refugee crisis.

Dilly is pleased to offer service to her clients in English, Swahili, Kutchi, Hindi, Urdu, and Gujarati.

Areas of Practice

  • Wills and Estate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation


  • University of Ottawa
    Juris Doctor (J.D.), Common Law
  • Carleton University 
    Masters of Applied Science (MASc) – Biomedical Engineering
  • University of Ottawa, Faculty of Engineering, Ottawa, ON
    Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) – Computer Engineering


  • Family Law Institute Prize
  • Nomination for Star of the City Award
  • Recipient of NSERC Award