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Linklaters’ Sharia Scholar wins British Muslim Award 

04 February 2013

Sheikh Bilal Khan was awarded Religious Advocate of the Year at the inaugural British Muslim Awards which took place in Manchester last week. The religious advocate award recognises “a religious teacher who is able to balance Muslim teachings with a British way of life”. Bilal is a traditionally trained Sharia Scholar of Islamic Sciences. He joined Linklaters in September 2012.

Richard O’Callaghan, Linklaters’ Global Head of Islamic Finance, commented:

“This award is deserved recognition for Bilal. He is a key member of our global Islamic finance team, which services the increasingly varied and complex needs of our clients for Islamic finance advice. We are delighted for him."

For further information please contact Rupert Winlaw on +44 20 7456 3219 or Katie Hatcher on +44 20 7456 5758.

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