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The Association of Muslim Lawyers with prestigious magic circle partner Clifford Chance is proud to present on the 1st of November from 6:30pm its standout event of the year: Eid in the Wharf 2013. Set in the impressive Clifford Chance offices in Canary Wharf this annual event will celebrate professional Muslims contributing to a thriving and diverse City of London. An evening of light entertainment, with a captivating speaker, eloquent recitation and spiritual commentary, comedy, poetry and nasheed. This signature celebration will be a relaxed affair with three course hot canapés and refreshments along with the added attraction of networking with a guest audience
note: This event is now sold out and we are no longer taking bookings
Non-members £35, Members £24.99
Speakers: Mustafa Hussain, Partner Corporate Group, Islamic Finance, Taylor Wessing LLP, Imam Qazi, Partner, Foot Anstey Solicitors
The seminar is aimed at both those seeking a beginner’s introduction to Islamic law and those wanting to understand how its concepts are used in the modern market.
Note: Bookings by reservation through website only and limited places
Read! In the name of your Lord (Quran 96:1)
In today’s society, Muslim participation and intellectual achievement is at an all time low. Our influence and presence in the circles of wider society are rarely found, so what is holding us back?
In the Islamic faith and practice, Muslims are encouraged to seek knowledge and pursue education in all areas of life. But are Muslims aware of this duty? Do we value knowledge as we should? Do we take heed of the opportunities presented to us to gain education and empower ourselves to become active members of society? Are we empowered by the knowledge we gain or have access to?
When HH Judge Peter Murphy at Blackfriars Crown Court in The Queen v D (R), questioned whether the person wearing a full face covering, the niqab , was in fact the named female defendant on the indictment, who was appearing in court and represented, it was felt by some that a minor difficulty was being turned into an un-necessary problem in the administration of criminal justice.
There was no real difficulty in establishing the identity of the defendant at this Plea and case management hearing. The hearing at which a defendant will enter a plea of not guilty or guilty to the offence charged. The issue raised was the identification of the defendant. Namely, whether the person appearing at court and entering a plea to the offence charged was in fact the same person who had been arrested and charged with the offence...
We have the great pleasure of inviting you to an exclusive networking evening on Thursday 27th June 2013 which is kindly hosted from 6 pm onwards by Sidley Austin LLP at Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall Street, London, EC2V 5HA.
A joint statement from The Association of Muslim Lawyers and representatives of London's religious groups (Faith Forum) in response to the recent suspected arson attacks:
We, as representatives of nine of London's faith communities, stand united in solidarity in our disgust at the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, the suspected arson attacks on an Islamic centre in Muswell Hill and a Muslim school in Chislehurst.