Dr Karim Aldohni LLB, LLM, PhD, SFHEA, Senior Lecturer in Law, Newcastle Law School


Dr Aldohni joined Newcastle Law School in 2008 after he completed his PhD at the University of Leeds. In 2009 he was awarded a one year Research Fellowship of the Institute of Financial Services/ Henry Grunfeld Foundation.

His research and teaching focus on certain areas of financial law including financial regulation, Islamic finance, corporate finance and consumer credit. He published a monograph in 2011, The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Islamic Banking: A comparative look at the UK and Malaysia. The book provides a critical analysis of the UK legal and regulatory banking framework in relation to Islamic banking while it also includes a comparative element with Malaysia. The book was reviewed by Sir William Blair (Journal of Business Law 2013, Issue 2) and received positive remarks.

Areas of Practice

Financial Services


LLM (Intl. Business Law), Department of Law, University of Wales (Aberystwyth)
LLB, Faculty of Law, University of Aleppo (Syria)
PGCert Advanced Studies in Academic Practice, Newcastle University
PhD, School of Law, University of Leeds


Society of Legal Scholars
Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy