Islamic Finance

Appleby has always recognised the importance of the development of Islamic Finance. In recent years the practice has become a key global focus for the firm. Appleby is well known in the MENA and GCC regions, Malaysia, Indonesia, London and beyond for its knowledge and depth of expertise in Islamic Finance. Our lawyers and other professionals have a great deal of experience advising on Islamic Financing transactions - capital market sukuk, securitisations and bank debt financings and all types of funds, whether Shari’ah-compliant or conventional.

We also advise on the establishment of investment funds, whether Shari’ah-compliant or conventional equity, REIT or other collective investment funds, and (re)takaful products in each of our offshore jurisdictions.

Appleby couples its legal expertise in Islamic Finance with the ability to facilitate the provision of corporate services, SPV administration, fund administration, and management and accounting services to provide a seamless comprehensive service in each of our offshore jurisdictions of Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Shanghai.

We regularly advise on:

  • Sukuk
  • Murabaha
  • Ijara
  • Musharaka
  • Salam
  • Wakala
  • Mudaraba