Richard de Belder
Richard de Belder is a partner in London with the international law firm Dentons and handles the global co-ordination of its Islamic finance practice.
Since the mid 1990s Richard has worked with leading Shari’ah scholars on an extensive range of Islamic financings. He spent over twenty years in the Middle East (the UAE and Oman) and was previously the Managing Partner of Dentons’ Abu Dhabi office. Richard continues to maintain strong ties with the region.
In 2013 he was one of seven non-ministerial members of the UK Government’s Islamic Finance Task Force and is a member of the Advisory Board of UEL’s Islamic finance programme.