Habib was one of the first ethnic minority partners at a magic circle law firm, and has always seen it as important for young lawyers in the Firm to be able to look to him as a role model. He is on the steering committee of the Clifford Chance BAME Network, of which he is a Partner Champion. He uses his role to promote ethnic minority initiatives of the network and of the Firm, particularly by promoting and supporting the younger employees who lead the network. He is also the Partner Champion for Clifford Chance’s support for London Black Women’s Project, and liaison between Clifford Chance’s Muslim Network and the Canary Wharf Chaplaincy Multifaith Steering Committee. He has served on the Committee of the Society of Asian Lawyers, and has held a number of senior positions within the Ismaili Muslim community, such as chair of the International Conciliation and Arbitration Board. Habib is a member of the Canary Wharf Chaplaincy Multifaith Steering Group, a trustee of Bow Arts Trust, and actively supports the work of Patchwork Foundation.