The Islamic Finance team advise on the establishment of private equity funds and investment funds, whether Sharia-compliant or conventional equity, alternative, REIT or other investment vehicles. The team also uses their in-depth insurance knowledge to provide advice on (re)takaful products.

We are well known in the MENA and GCC regions, Malaysia, Indonesia, Africa, London and beyond for our knowledge and depth of expertise in Islamic Finance.

Our team has significant experience advising on Islamic Financing transactions and provide advice on all aspects of the law including:

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

Paul Cheuk

Partner: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5756
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James Gaudin

Partner: Jersey

T +44 (0)1534 818 337
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Robert Varley

Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5337
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Jeffrey Kirk

Managing Partner: BVI

T +1 284 393 5318
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Faye Moffett

Managing Partner: Isle of Man

T +44 (0)1624 647 631
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Jeremy Berchem

Group Partner*: Guernsey

T +44 (0)1481 755 601
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Vincent Chan

Counsel: Hong Kong, Shanghai

T +852 2905 5759
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Nicole Sorbie

Associate*: Guernsey

T +44 (0) 1481 755 611
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