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A Student’s Guide to Islamic Finance

13th February 2018

There is a common misconception that Islamic finance is an ancient creature built on archaic and rigid rules which will neither lend themselves to change nor are they likely to converge with the conventional banking practices observed in the West. Islamic finance is young. It was born out of specific historical events in the 1970s, […]

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5 minutes with Suzy Norman, Future Trainee

13th December 2017

What University did you attend? University of Oxford (Jesus College) What subject are you studying? Law When do you join as a trainee? August 2019 How did you hear about Shearman & Sterling? In my first year of university, I joined the SEO London Corporate Law programme, an initiative developed to promote diversity in the […]

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