Rizwan is a director and Practice Manager of I Will Solicitors. Having graduated with a 2:1 in Chemistry from Birmingham University, Rizwan initially spent two years working as a Project Manager for an educational charity. Rizwan subsequently moved into the field of law and began the ILEX (now the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)) qualification route to becoming a solicitor. He is now a Chartered Legal Executive (FCILEx) and solicitor . Having been with I Will Solicitors since 2009, Rizwan has become an instrumental part of the team. In 2016 he also completed a nine year Islamic Aalim course, which not only demonstrates his competence on the Shariah side of matters, but also his commitment to Shariah compliance. Rizwan is currently authoring a book on Islamic Wills and the wisdom behind the Islamic laws of inheritance.
Haroon has worked as a solicitor for some of the leading law firms in the country and also lectures on Wills and probate matters, having qualified as a lawyer in 2000. He specialises in the field of tax efficient Wills and probate. In 2003 he wrote his own Islamic Will and that was perhaps the beginning of professionally drafted Islamic Wills in England and Wales. In 2007 he founded I Will Solicitors, the first and perhaps still the only firm in the country that solely specialises in Islamic Wills and related work, Haroon has overseen the preparation of thousands of Wills to date and is widely acknowledged as the leading practitioner with regards to Islamic Wills in the country.
Mufti Faraz Adam has spent almost a decade studying Islamic law. He completed his Islamic studies in the six-year Alimiyyah degree at Darul Uloom Leicester. He then went on to specialise in Islamic law and graduated as a Mufti in South Africa at Darul Iftaa Mahmudiyyah, Durban, super-specialising in Islamic finance during his studies. Mufti Faraz went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Islamic Finance, Banking and Management at Newman University in 2017. During the years, he has attained various industry qualifications.
Mufti Faraz is the director of Amanah Finance Consultancy Ltd, a platform for specialist global Shariah advisory services. Mufti Faraz is a Shariah advisor at a number of Islamic financial institutions in the UK, Bahrain, Dubai, Singapore and Malaysia.