Siddique Patel is a family lawyer at Shoosmiths LLP in Leeds and a specialist in Islamic family law. He is the Deputy-Director of the Register Our Marriage campaign.
As well as conducting all areas of matrimonial work, Siddique specialises in Islamic family law and is one of the few qualified solicitors in the country who is credibly able to advise couples on Islamic marriage and divorce (Talaq). Through his in-depth knowledge of the workings of Shariah Councils and the cultural needs and sensitivities encountered by clients, Siddique resolves issues relating to both religious and civil divorce elements. Due to the nature of Islamic family law, Siddique acts for clients from across the UK and overseas.
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17 September 2019
Siddique Patel, solicitor at Shoosmiths specialising in Islamic family law, discusses a campaign for equality for faith marriages.