COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the current pandemic our office is closed to visitors, but our scholars and staff are continuing to work online. Our phone lines are for general enquiries only and are open Monday to Thursday 12-2 pm only. If you have an existing case with us, please email either your assigned case worker or


ISC Updates

WARNING: fake Sharia councils and fake divorce certificates - please be aware that con-artists are using the ISC logo and a similar email address to create fake divorce certificates. Our logo is a registered trademark and we will take legal action against anyone who falsifies our logo or paperwork. Our correct email address is Our address is 34 Francis Road, Leyton. We do not use PO box addresses and you should not trust anyone who does.

ISC History

Representatives of ten leading Islamic centres met in 1982 in the Jami’a Mosque of Birmingham and decided to establish the first Islamic Shariah Council for the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the Islamic Sharia Council. The Islamic Sharia Council was formed to solve the matrimonial problems of Muslims living in the United Kingdom in the light of Islamic family law. The Council comprises of members from all of the major schools of Islamic legal thought (madhab) and is widely accepted as an authoritative body with regards to Islamic law.
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