Mariam Khan has joined a list of inspiring individuals across the UK who have been shortlisted for the British Muslim Awards 2023

Three hundred of the most remarkable British Muslims are shortlisted as finalists for the 10th British Muslim Awards – including Mariam.

Mariam is shortlisted in the category of ‘Rising Star in Law’ and runs the Islamic Wills team at Market Deeping law firm Will & Probate Services.

Speaking about the nomination Nick Ash, managing director at the firm said: "I couldn’t be prouder of Mariam, she is a real force of nature, passionate about learning and spreading the message about the importance of wills in Islam."

Mariam has just been appointed Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and is one of only a couple of females in the country who holds a qualification in Islamic jurisprudence for wills and inheritance.

Speaking about her nomination Mariam said: ‘I was so excited to find out I was a finalist, I love what I do and to achieve recognition for the difference I am making in my community is so humbling."

The news came at the end of a fantastic week for Will and Probate Services as managing director Nick had also been notified that he was a shortlisted nominee for paralegal of the year at the 2023 Modern Law Awards.