A young Swansea Muslim solicitor has won the prestigious award young achiever of the year at the British Muslim Awards in recognition for her efforts to maintain her British and Muslim values throughout her educational and professional life in the legal field.
"I felt honored and surprised to have been shortlisted as a finalist and honestly did not expect to receive the Award,” Mamuna Farooq, a solicitor at the Swansea-based law firm Douglas-Jones Mercer in Wales, told The Asian Image on Friday, February 8.
“I would like to congratulate the fellow finalists, especially in the Young Achiever category.”
Mamuna, 27, was the youngest award winner at the ceremony in which over 10,000 nominations were received across the UK.
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