Imam is a Partner and Islamic Finance specialist with considerable experience in dealing with a range of high-value and complex investment, finance and development transactions. An active participant in the Islamic Finance market for over 10 years, he has developed a broad Islamic Finance practice advising investors and financial institutions on a range of shariah compliant products and structures. Since joining in 2011, Imam has built a core team of specialist lawyers at Foot Anstey who are now respected and recognised as genuine experts.
Imam is a member of the Advisory Board of the Association of Muslim Lawyers, the Arab Bankers Association and the Islamic Finance Experts Group. He has earned numerous plaudits; he's recognised as a 'leader in his field' by Chambers UK legal directory and has been listed amongst the most "innovative and inspirational" lawyers in the legal industry by his appearance in The Lawyer 'Hot 100'.
He holds various qualifications in Islamic Finance, including the IFQ from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, and regularly lectures on, and publishes commentary on, Islamic Finance matters.