Law and religion round-up – 6th August

Questioning judges’ religious objectivity?

Alleged judicial Islamophobia was an issue in Farid el Diwany v Solicitors Regulation Authority [2023] EWCA Civ 888. Mr el Diwany sought leave to reopen the Court of Appeal’s refusal to grant him permission to appeal against two orders, in one of which Saini J dismissed his appeal from a decision of the Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal to strike him off the Roll. Noting that Mr el Diwany appeared to be alleging Islamophobia on the part of the lower courts, Continue reading