The Bar Council Islamic Finance Committee (“IFC”) is pleased to collaborate with the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (“INCEIF”) to provide Members and pupils with the opportunity to obtain an Executive Certificate in Islamic Finance. The programme aims to provide a better understanding on the application of Syariah principles to Islamic banking and finance; and an opportunity for participants to relate and apply Syariah principles in their Islamic Finance legal practice.
Prof Dr Younes Soualhi
Senior Researcher and Head of Islamic Banking Unit, International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (“ISRA”), Malaysia; Lecturer, INCEIF
Prof Dr Younes Soualhi served as Deputy Dean of the International Islamic University Malaysia (“IIUM”)’s Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance and was formerly a lecturer in the Department of Fiqh and Usul ai-Fiqh, IIUM. He currently serves in the following capacities:
- Chairman of the Shari’ah Board of Munich Re Takaful
- Member of the Shari’ah Board of HSBC Amanah Malaysia
- Shariah Board member of Bursa Malaysia
- Member of the Takaful Committee of the Malaysia Financial Planning Council (“MFPC”)
- Founding member of the French Council of Islamic Finance (“Coffis”), Paris
- Member of the Shariah subcommittee of the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (“AAOIFI”)
He is a registered financial planner (“RFP”), a certificate awarded by the Malaysian Financial Planning Council (“FFPC”).
He has published many articles and books in pure Shari’ah-related issues and in Islamic banking and finance. He is actively involved in Islamic banking and finance as a lecturer, researcher, trainer and consultant. He obtained his BA in Shari’ah degree from Emir Abdulqadir University for Islamic Sciences in Algeria, and his MA and Phd degrees from IIUM and the University of Malaya, respectively. He also holds a Diploma in Human Sciences.
Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip
Partner, Messrs Azmi & Associates
Ahmad Lutfi graduated from IIUM with an LLB (Hons) degree in 1995. He spent the term of his pupillage with Messrs Allen & Gledhill, and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1996. Ahmad Lutfi obtained his professional qualification from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“ICSA”), and graduated from ICSA in February 1996. He joined Messrs Hisham, Sobri & Kadir in April 1996, and advised various clients in numerous exercises ranging from private debt securities, syndicated financing, structured and project financing, privatisation and build-operate-transfer/build-operate-own projects including water privatisation, mergers and
acquisitions, energy and power-related transactions, oil and gas, joint ventures, to telecommunication projects and building contracts. He became a partner of Messrs Hisham Sobri & Kadir in January 2000.
He is a founding partner of Messrs Azmi & Associates, and is responsible for the development of the Financial Services Practice Group, and the Mergers, Acquisitions and New Ventures Practice Group.
Terms and Conditions
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