Coming soon inshAllah – IB Ramadan Conference 1434/2013 with Shaikh Haitham Al-Haddad and Shaikh Fraz Farhat inshAllah.

 

Shaikh Haitham al-Haddad is a jurist and serves as a judge for the Islamic Sharia Council (UK & Eire). He has studied the Islamic sciences for over 20 years under the tutelage of renowned scholars such as the late Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia as well as the retired Head of the Kingdom’s Higher Judiciary Council. He specialises in many of the Islamic sciences and submitted his doctoral thesis on Islamic jurisprudence concerning Muslim minorities.

Shaikh Haitham is highly respected having specialised knowledge in the field of fiqh, usul al-fiqh, maqasid al-shari’ah, ulum al-Qur’an, tafsir, aqidah, and fiqh al-hadith. He provides complex theories which address the role of Islamic jurisprudence within a western environment whilst also critically re-analysing the approach of Islamic jurists in forming legal rulings (ifta’) within a western socio-political context. He has many well known students most of whom are active in dawah and teaching in the West.

Shaikh Fraz Farhat was born in Pakistan, but was raised in the UK. He graduated in Engineering from the University of Leeds. In 2000, he successfully graduated from the University of Medina from the faculty of Sharia. He is currently studying with Shaikh Haitham al-Haddad and Shaikh Abu Adirahman Al-Libee and. He is a physics teacher by profession and he delivers weekly circles on sirah and tafseer in Tooting. He also appears on IslamicQA on Islam Channel