Hybrid event: Islamic Family Law in the Context of the UK

Prof Javaid Rehman will present a hybrid workshop on Islamic Family Law in the Context of the UK on 8 November in Chambers and via a video link.


Video link: to be provided.

In person: Garden Court North Chambers, 3rd Floor, Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manachester, M3 2JA.


The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Marriage and Divorce in Islamic Family law
  • Muslim Marriages and Divorces in Pakistani law
  • Muslim Marriages and Divorces in the UK
  • Sharia Councils
  • Issue of reform of family laws.
About the speaker

Javaid Rehman PhD, FRSA, FAcSS is a Professor of Human Rights Law and Muslim Constitutionalism at Brunel University, London. He is one of the leading authorities in Islamic law and has written extensively on various aspects of Islamic law and Islamic family laws. He is an advocate of the High Court, Pakistan and is a member of the Punjab Bar Council. He is a member of the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn London and is an associate member of Garden Court North Chambers, Manchester. In July 2018, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Professor Rehman as the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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When: 08 Nov 2022
Start time: 17:00
End time: 18:30

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