Romaana is the founding Managing Partner of Long Shariff & Associates, established in 2015. She works exclusively with clients who are dealing with divorce, separation and other family issues as well as the preparation of wills and powers of attorney. She helps clients to resolve their differences through settlement, mediation, the collaborative law process and when necessary, litigation.
She has a broad family law practice with experience in all matters of divorce and separation, including custody and access, child and spousal support, property division, child protection, collaborative family law and litigation and alternative dispute resolution/mediation.
Romaana obtained a B.A. with Honours in Political Studies and Development Studies from Queen’s University. Her desire to live in Europe took her abroad to study law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she received her Bachelor of Laws (Honours). Romaana articled at a prominent Markham law firm until 2013 when she was called to the bar and then continued as an associate.
Romaana is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Bar Association, the York Region Law Association, the Family Lawyers Association and Collaborative Practice Toronto (CPT). In her spare time, she loves to travel the world and spend time with family and friends.
Romaana's practise focuses on family law issues, such as separation and divorce, child custody and access, child and spousal support, division of property and debts, restraining orders, marriage contracts and more.
She is experienced in the courtroom, as well as negotiating separation agreements and resolving disputes in a creative but equitable manner outside of court. She is also trained in collaborative family law which is a revolutionary way to resolve disputes in a respectful and timely way outside of court.
Romaana is a caring, personable and easy to talk to. She is a solution-oriented lawyer who believes in fostering a positive solicitor-client relationship and working to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients.
Roman provides sound legal advice while simultaneously keeping the focus on her client’s interests. Her knowledge, experience, drive and passion is felt by all who retain her services.