Siddique Patel

Siddique Patel Solicitor

Now heading the family department at Kamrans Solicitors, one of West Yorkshire’s leading criminal defence firms, Siddique is able to advise upon all aspects of civil matrimonial law and is able to draw on his experience as former legal advisor to the Sharee Council, Dewsbury to advise clients about all aspects of Islamic divorce.

With a strong focus on a conciliatory approach, Siddique is able to advise clients on matters relating to divorce, financial remedy (ancillary relief) and child contact and custody disputes. Siddique has a special interest in child abduction matters with an international element and regularly advises parties on both sides in child contact and custody disputes. He also advises clients in respect of matrimonial breakdown and all the disputes relating to money and property which flow from this.

Siddique has expertise in the rules relating to Islamic Talaq and the validity of religious marriages and divorces performed abroad. He is also one of the few solicitors in the North of England who can directly help Muslim women obtain their Islamic Talaq when the husband is refusing to give divorce. Siddique is also a regular contributor on the Jordans Family Law Website, writing about his expertise in Islamic family law.

He can advise specifically on matters relating to Talaq, Khula, Faskh-e-Nikah, Iddah, Mehr claims and any other Islamic family matters and has provided training seminars to the Leeds Law Society, West Yorkshire Police and Resolution on these issues, concentrating on the need and operation of Shariah Councils in the UK.

If you would like to speak to Siddique, please do not hesitate to contact him on spatel@kamransolicitors.co.uk or alternatively on 07545 543 010. He is happy to help clients with their enquiries and fellow professionals in facilitating their knowledge especially in their understanding of Islamic family law.

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The role of Shariah Councils in England 29 APR 2016

The role of Shariah Councils in England

There has been plenty in the media about Shariah Councils and what they supposedly do or don't...

The different methods of Islamic separation - Part 3: Khula and Faskh-e-Nikah 07 APR 2016

The different methods of Islamic separation - Part 3: Khula and Faskh-e-Nikah

In this article, we will discuss the following methods of Islamic separation: separation by way...

The different methods of Islamic separation – Part 2: The different types of Talaq 03 JUL 2015

The different methods of Islamic separation – Part 2: The different types of Talaq

In my last article, I briefly mentioned the four main methods of separation in Islam. They are:...

Talaq, Khula, Faskh and Tafweedh: The different methods of Islamic separation - Part 1 10 NOV 2014

Talaq, Khula, Faskh and Tafweedh: The different methods of Islamic separation - Part 1

A lot of my Muslim clients tell me about how they have separated from an Islamic point of view. ...

Khula – the Islamic non-fault divorce 31 JUL 2014

Khula – the Islamic non-fault divorce

Ah the non-fault divorce, surely a myth of matrimonial law! Can it be that we can allow...

The Big Islamic Nikah Myth 09 JUL 2014

The Big Islamic Nikah Myth

Most people know that for a marriage to be valid in the UK, a civil Registry marriage has to be...