Druces for Business

Islamic Finance

Our Islamic finance lawyers have extensive experience across our core areas of banking, real estate finance, investment, property and development.

We advise both conventional and Sharia’a compliant financial institutions, corporate counterparties, advisors and investors in dealing with transactions structured to be compliant with Sharia’a principles. We work with Sharia’a Supervisory Boards and in-house counsel to document these transactions.

Sharia’a compliant legal services

Our service includes bespoke Islamic finance advice, and our team has particular experience in dealing with structures such as:

Legal 500 commentary

The firm’s Islamic finance practice is recommended in the most recent edition of leading directory The Legal 500.

“I have found both Chris Axford and Suzanne Middleton Lindsley to be very open to discussing how to deliver good legal services as well as clearly setting out what they can and cannot do, which is very valuable in helping select lawyers.”

Recent work

Who to Contact


Head of Corporate, Corporate & Commercial

Christopher is the Head of Corporate and is a member of Druces Executive Committee which manages the firm’s direction and vision for the future. He deals with a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including AIM and AQSE work, national and international joint ventures and group restructuring.


Partner, Corporate & Commercial

Antony is a Partner in Druces’ Corporate & Commercial team. He has built up a wealth of expertise in transactional work such as advising clients on M&A, private investment, and joint ventures. Australian born, Antony is admitted as a solicitor in both Australia (Queensland) and England & Wales.

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