Haliza Abd Rahim
Managing Director Operations and Legal
Ms Haliza Abd Rahim holds an LLB degree from the University of Nottingham and an Msc in Finance and Financial Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies. She is a solicitor with experience of working on Sharia compliant Islamic banking and finance transactions in multiple jurisdictions. She has worked on a number of path-breaking transactions in investment banking and capital markets including the first ever UCITS III umbrella (Dublin) and SICAV (Luxembourg) structures for Islamic funds, and innovative Sharia compliant derivative structures. She works closely with clients and the product development team and is responsible for the process of identifying Sharia concerns arising mainly from legal documentation and advises clients on transactions with the aim of ensuring their compliance with Sharia. She is also responsible for conducting client and products’ due diligence and Sharia examination to ensure that Islamic GDP continues to represent the highest quality and standards of practice.