In 2005 Boma made legal history when she became the first person of minority ethnic origin to become the national Chair of the Association of Women Solicitors (AWS) since it was established 83 years earlier. As Chair she was the official representative of the group with a responsibility for representing thousands of solicitors (currently around 20,000) who include lawyers in private practice, the Government, the general public and various organisations.
Sterling Partnership which has associated offices in Paris, Accra and Lagos, specialises in international commercial law and arbitration, property law and private client work. Boma is a dual qualified lawyer as she is also an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. She is also an accredited mediator with the Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADR) Group.