Welcome to the Islamic Sharia Council. The Islamic Shari’a Council was formed to solve the matrimonial problems of Muslims living in the United Kingdom in the light of Islamic family law. The council is made up of members from all of the major schools of Islamic legal thought (mad’hab) and is widely accepted as an authoritative body with regards to Islamic law.

WHAT IS SHARIAH? Shariah literally means ‘a watering hole’. Just as animals go to drink water, which is the source of life, so the Shariah is a way of life […]

Woolwich Attack

We were saddened to hear what has happened in Woolwich. The Islamic Sharia Council considers this a barbaric act that has no basis in Islam. Our thoughts are with the […]


RESPONSE REGARDING PANORAMA The under hand manner in which the BBC recently made its Panorama programme,  ( “Secrets of Britain’s shariah councils” ), with secret recordings and edited conversations taken […]