Fara Mohammad > Keystone Law > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Keystone Law
48 CHANCERY LANE
LONDON
WC2A 1JF
England

Work Department

Financial Services

Position

Fara is a specialist adviser to international companies and individuals on their inward investments into the UK, Europe and MEA. She works with businesses, funds and individuals on the financing of their investments and often acts as external general counsel for all legal aspects related to the investment.

Fara specialises in Shariah-compliant matters. She is an expert in many types of Shariah-compliant transactions covering a range of asset types, investment classes and industry sectors. She advises on a range of financial products and has developed them for many financial institutions in Asia, the Middle East and the UK. Fara has also assisted with the establishment of institutions in a number of jurisdictions.

Fara has been recognised as one of the most influential women in the Islamic Business and Finance global industry. She was not only recognised for her professional expertise but also her contribution to the wider industry and the place that women have within it. She speaks regularly at international events and is a regular contributor to journals and magazines.

Career

Fara qualified as a solicitor in England & Wales in 2008 and also qualified in Malaysia in 1999. Prior to joining Keystone Law in 2020, she worked at the following firms:

  • Clyde & Co, London and Dubai
  • Foot Anstey, London
  • Norton Rose Fullbright, London
  • Zaid Ibrahim & Co, Malaysia
  • Shearn Delamore & Co, Malaysia

Lawyer Rankings

London > Finance > Islamic finance

At Keystone Law, Fara Mohammad is the main contact for Islamic finance mandates, where she is able to leverage her ‘in depth understanding of the different Sharia structures’ to good effect for financial institutions, companies, investors and individuals.