Welcome to the Muslim Law (Shariah) Council UK

The Muslim Law (Shariah) Council UK was established in October 1985 at a conference held on the 19th- 20th October 1985. It was attended by more than 250 Imams, Muslim Scholars and representatives of Mosques and Muslim Organizations.  The Council was formed to resolve a variety of disputes and issues faced by the Muslim Community.  Issues include:


The Muslim Law (Shariah) Council UK aims to resolve domestic issues and social dilemmas that affect all British citizens today. Matters referred to the Council are deliberated by religious scholars who deliver their verdict simply and concisely. The council consists of Imams, Scholars and legal professionals, all of whom are well versed in the four Sunni Schools of Islamic Jurisprudence. Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’I and Hanbali Madahibs, adhering to the primary sources the Qur’an and Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of God be upon him).

The council also provides translators for those clients for whom English is a second language. Our officers are available upon request.

Translators are available in the following Language:


We are committed to delivering satisfying customer service. Due to the high number of applications, we only contact existing clients on a need to basis. For updates on existing applications, you may contact reception desk, please have your reference at hand.

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