Norton Rose’s Bi awarded Muslim accolade

Norton Rose banking partner Farmida Bi has been named in the inaugural Muslim Women Power List 2009. Bi, the only ­practising lawyer to be chosen, joined Norton Rose from Denton Wilde Sapte in July 2008 as part of the firm’s push into Islamic finance.

Norton Rose banking partner Farmida Bi has been named in the inaugural Muslim Women Power List 2009. Bi, the only ­practising lawyer to be chosen, joined Norton Rose from Denton Wilde Sapte in July 2008 as part of the firm’s push into Islamic finance.

The list was organised by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, The Times newspaper and Emel magazine. Bi was placed in the top five most influential Muslim women in the UK.