Seminar - Writing a Will: Islamic & Legal Perspectives

Wessex Jamaat will be hosting a seminar on will-writing. Please read on for more details and registration....

Seminar - Writing a Will: Islamic & Legal Perspectives

Writing a Will compressedWessex Jamaat will be hosting a seminar on writing a will - the Islamic and legal perspectives - to provide practical advice on will writing, managing inheritance tax and surrounding issues, including the care of minor children or elderly parents and other loved ones on your death.

Book your place now! Register here. Registration closes on Friday 6th July 2018.


  • Dr Masuma Jaffer

Mu'allima Masuma Bai Jaffer was born in Uganda. She studied dentistry in London and worked as a dentist until she had her children after which she was a stay at home mother.
She then went on to obtain a BA and Masters in Islamic Studies at the Islamic College of London.
She also spent a year in Iran for further studies and to learn Farsi. Upon her return she taught in the Hawza of the Islamic college of London.
Masuma Bai then qualified as a Muslim chaplain and counsellor. She volunteered as a Muslim chaplain in a women's prison and advised the police on Muslim community relations.
Masuma Bai also studied further to become a qualified teacher and taught Islamic Studies to college students.
More recently Masuma Bai has taken on the role of resident Aalima for Hujjat Stanmore and runs discussion circles, seminars, counselling sessions and delivers lectures.
She has written two books entitled Lessons from the lives of the 14 Masumeen and Lady Fatima Masuma. She has also co-authored a book with her husband entitled Quranic sciences.
Of all the things she has achieved, she is most proud of being a mother to her six children.

  • Sister Zahra Kanani

Zahra is a specialist in Wills and Tax Planning. She has a varied caseload of general private client work, such as powers of attorney, probate and the administration of estates, with a particular focus on cross-border estates and those which include business assets.
Zahra has been a Solicitor for the last 8 years. She trained and qualified into the private client department of a well-known firm in the West End of London. Two years ago, disillusioned with the bright lights of London, she made the move to Thackray Williams which sits on the Kent border.
Zahra is an active member of Hyderi (KSI (South London) Jamaat. In her spare time, you will find her teaching on the GCSE Islamic Studies course at Hyderi Madressa and taking part in other Jamaat activities.
The Holy Prophet (s): 'It is a duty of a Muslim who has anything to bequeath not to let two nights pass without writing a will'

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