skip to content

Diversity

Responsibilities of Firm

Chart showing the distribution of responsibilities within the firm

Ownership

Chart showing a comparison of owners / non-owners in the firm

Age Group

Chart showing the age range of firm members

Gender

Chart showing the gender distribution within the firm

Disability

Chart showing information about disability across the firm

Ethnic Group

Chart showing the ethnic groups represented within the firm

University Attendance

Chart showing the university education level within the firm

Carer

Chart showing the number of firm members who are carers for children under 18

Articles

The effects of Shari’a law on will drafting & estate planning

More and more families in the UK have some connection to Shari’a law. For the practitioner, the impact of Shari’a law raises certain challenges. First, advisers need to know that the wills they are drafting are valid. Second, Shari’a law can have an impact on standard UK estate planning.

This article summarises the conflict of law rules, to show how Shari’a law can be relevant, and then gives a very brief overview of the Shari’a laws of succession. Practical examples are included to show the issues that practitioners need to look out for.

Read more