The Criminalisation of Immigration Law

Over the past few decades there has been a gradual increase in the number of offences that have been brought into force by various pieces of legislation to target the area of immi...

So, you want to Start a business in the UK?

Under Appendix Start up, a foreign national who is ether in the UK or wants to come to the UK can set up the business. The basic requirements under this route are that you must sc...

Want to apply for your spouse to join you in the UK?

Anyone familiar with the Immigration Rules will know that they can be a minefield and a failure to follow them will result in the application being refused, so it is important that...

What now for the Afghan Refugees?

Afghanistan in one way or another since the 1970s has been in a volatile state leading to many fleeing the country due to the involvement of the Russians, then the internal civil w...

A woman’s right to a Khula

A woman’s right to a Khula. Islam gave men the right to divorce a woman and the woman the right to be released from her marriage, by doing this God placed both on an equal footin...

Talaq Process According to the Schools

What are the major differences among the schools when it comes to the pronouncement of Divorce?...

What is the position regarding the Mahr of a Divorced Woman?

The Mahr also known as the Dower belongs to the woman (verse 4:20) and on any divorce taking place, the man should not ordinarily ask for the woman to return the Mahr...

Do Sharia based Islamic contracts have a place in the English legal system or not?

Do Sharia based Islamic contracts have a place in the English legal system or not?...

Can you recover the Dower through the courts or not?

An essential element of any Nikah is the Mahr (Dower), but this is not the same as Dowry....

Talaq al-Mal v Khula

Talaq al-Mal v Khula What is the difference between a divorce divorce for a monetary consideration (talaq ala mal) and a Khula?...

Maintenance Rights

The right of maintenance for wife? The Maintenance of a wife is regarded as Nafaqah which is an Arabic word, its root origins being derived from the word infaq, which means to spe...

Is polygamy obligatory in Islam?

Polygamy (Ta’addud) is not obligatory in Islam, verse 4: 3 gives an option to the person to exercise his own discretion, it is not saying that one has to take on another wife...

Legal Updates & Briefings

The latest updates and news on Immigration law...

Land /Property -Pakistan

Recent developments that have been introduced to resolve and curb the issue of land grabbing in Pakistan....

Nikah or Not To?

This is a complex area of the law when it comes to the rights of those who have married by way of a Nikah as they may or may not meet the formalities of the Marriage Act 1949 in o...

Islamic Contracts

Islamic Contracts are there to ensure that one’s business actions are complaint with the shariah. ...

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