Sheikh Bilal is an English qualified lawyer with a Magic Circle law firm, Islamic lawyer and government adviser.
Sheikh Bilal Khan is Co-Chairman and Partner at Dome Advisory, a leading Islamic finance and Shariah advisory firm headquartered in London. He is uniquely positioned as both an award winning Shariah Scholar and an English qualified lawyer with the leading law firm Linklaters. He provides full range of services including documentation, structuring and Shariah Opinions in all areas of law pertaining to banking, capital markets, insurance, property, funds and family offices. His expertise relates to litigation and arbitration, transactional, advisory and auditing work as well as providing professional training and setting up and serving on Shariah advisory boards in key markets globally. Sheikh Bilal was awarded ‘Freedom of the City of London’ in 2014; ‘Religious Advocate of the Year’ at the British Muslim Awards 2013; ‘Takaful Scholar of the Year’ at the 2012 International Takaful Summit; and ‘Zaki Badawi Shari’ah Scholar of the Year’ at the 2011 London Sukuk Summit. He was invited to feature in the series ‘Secrets of Success’ as part of 20 London-based personalities showing on British Airways In-flight. He is a recognised speaker who speaks regularly in most international events as well as frequently featuring in the international media. As UK Government Department for International Trade (DIT) Catalyst, Sheikh Bilal is promoting UK excellence internationally and the City of London in particular as a leading Islamic finance hub. He serves as Senior Adviser to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Islamic Finance and APPGs for several countries and is an Advisory Board member of the Middle East Association.