Islamic Banking and Finance: Arbitration, Consulting, and Expert Witness Services
Islamic banking and finance transactions are, in principle, governed by Shari’ah (Islamic law) and often additionally entail or implicate the civil laws of one or more jurisdictions. The resolution of Islamic banking and finance disputes is well served by the involvement of lawyers, arbitrators or mediators, and experts who understand both Shari’ah and civil laws, regulations, and standards. MassPoint’s Principal, Hdeel Abdelhady, provides Islamic banking and finance legal representation, consulting and advisory, and arbitration services, as counsel or as arbitrator or mediator. Ms. Abdelhady is a U.S. trained and qualified lawyer with experience representing U.S. and foreign parties in conventional and Islamic transactions, and in disputes. Ms. Abdelhady also teaches Transactional Islamic Law at The George Washington University Law School and has published extensively on Islamic and conventional banking and finance topics.