Habiba is an experienced legal executive having joined BCL in 2010 after several years at another leading criminal and regulatory firm. Habiba has particular experience in defending high profile business and financial crime cases including allegations of corruption, fraud (including MTIC fraud and Ponzi schemes), money laundering, insider dealing, and tax matters. These cases often have a multi-jurisdictional element and Habiba is experienced in extradition and sanctions matters. Habiba further has experience of advising clients regarding data security matters.
Habiba also has wide ranging general criminal experience in matters concerning allegations of violence and sexual offences.
Habiba speaks conversational French and Spanish and has a basic knowledge of Italian.
- Chair of Young Fraud Lawyers Association
- London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association
- Institute of Legal Executives
- Association of Women Solicitors