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Druces to hold a Breakfast Briefing: Islamic finance – a legal update, on 13 March 2018

With Brexit coming fast upon us, attention is being focused on London’s role as a centre for Islamic Finance. This Briefing will provide an overview of how Islamic Finance works and what the future might hold for its growth or development in the UK. We will also look at some important recent judgments in the English courts dealing with the bank’s duty of care in arranging Islamic finance transactions and the validity of ancillary English-law governed agreements where the underlying transaction may be invalid.

Druces LLP’s Islamic Finance team was formed in 2011. We act for a number of well-known Islamic finance providers and the team’s growing reputation is recognised in Legal 500, as a leading firm in the sector.

Who should attend:

Bankers and in-house lawyers practising in Islamic Finance or simply wanting to know more.


Tuesday 13th March 2018


• 8.00am  – Registration and Breakfast
• 8.30am  – Seminar starts
• 9:30am  – Seminar close & questions
• 9:30am to 10:30am – Networking and coffee



Druces LLP, Salisbury House, London Wall, London EC2M 5PS



Bertie Carter, Druces LLP



About your panel:

Christopher Axford, Druces LLP – Christopher is a partner in the Corporate & Finance Group with wide experience of corporate and finance matters, including Sharia’a compliant transactions  as well as AIM, national and international joint ventures and group restructuring.

Charles Spragge, Druces LLP – Charles is Head of our Banking & Finance Group with wide experience of banking disputes and transactions including corporate lending, trade finance and insolvency claims.