Taylor Wessing has expanded its Islamic finance practice with new associate, Mustafa Hussain, joining the team.
...Mustafa, who was formerly with Stephenson Harwood, brings with him a wealth of experience having acted for a number of large international banks operating in Islamic finance, including three leading UK high-street banks that were among the first to launch Islamic retail and commercial products in the UK.He
has also acted for financial institutions and high net worth trading families from and in the Middle East.Mustafa
specialises in documenting and advising on Shariah law compliant transactions which are commercially viable and which fulfil all conventional legal and market requirements.He
also works closely with the international standard setting body, the Islamic Financial Services Board, on developing a regulatory and supervisory framework for the fast growing global Islamic finance industry, advising them on legal issues.
experience and visibility in this area, will further enhance our practice."
frequently addresses Islamic finance seminars around the world and contributes articles and commentary on Islamic finance and the Middle East region to the legal and trade press both in the UK and internationally.