Pakistani origin Farmida Bi has been appointed as the Global Chair for Norton Rose Fulbright effective January 1st, 2022.
What is Norton Rose Fulbright?
Essentially, a law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, provides a full business law service to the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions.
The news was announced on Norton Rose Fulbright’s official Twitter account. The tweet said, “Congratulations to Farmida Bi, CBE, our new Global Chair, effective January 1, 2022.” A statement issued by the law firm’s Global Chief Executive Gerry Pecht said that: “Farmida Bi has distinguished herself as a leader at our firm and an award-winning lawyer in the global business community.”
— NortonRoseFulbright (@NLawGlobal) December 9, 2021
Inclusivity and Innovation
Farmida B is looking forward to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and innovation worldwide. She has more than 3 decades of experience in debt capital markets and Islamic finance. On this occasion, she said, “I am delighted to be appointed Global Chair, and I look forward to working with my amazing colleagues around the world to nurture a culture of inclusivity and innovation.”
The industry she entered more than 3 decades ago has changed tremendously. So she said, “We are facing unprecedented changes, both as a firm and as a society, as we emerge from the global pandemic and respond to the climate crisis.”
She is looking forward to celebrating, supporting, and connecting with her colleagues worldwide. “I want us to be bold in taking advantage of the opportunities that have been created and be recognized as the world’s leading truly global law firm. I also look forward to celebrating, supporting, and connecting with my colleagues worldwide. They are at the heart of everything we do, and they have been extraordinary in their dedication and focus over the last two years. ”
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