Islamic Mortgage-Alternatives in Ireland: A Comparative Reflection on a Decade of Consumer Appetite in the Face of Legislative Uncertainty

Final version with edits published in (2020) 4 Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 275-295

25 Pages Posted: 9 Feb 2021

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Edana Richardson

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law

Simon O'Neill

Philip Lee Solicitors

Date Written: July 1, 2020

Abstract

This article provides an in-depth and comparative analysis of the accommodation of Islamic mortgage-alternatives under Irish law. It draws on results from two surveys of Ireland’s Muslim community and uses a comparative approach with the UK to highlight continuing gaps in the legal framework relevant to Ireland’s Islamic finance market.

Keywords: Mortgage-alternatives, Islamic finance, taxation, regulation, Ireland, UK

Suggested Citation

Richardson, Edana and O'Neill, Simon, Islamic Mortgage-Alternatives in Ireland: A Comparative Reflection on a Decade of Consumer Appetite in the Face of Legislative Uncertainty (July 1, 2020). Final version with edits published in (2020) 4 Conveyancer and Property Lawyer 275-295, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3759265 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3759265

Edana Richardson (Contact Author)

National University of Ireland, Maynooth (NUI Maynooth) - Faculty of Law ( email )

Maynooth, County Kildare
Ireland

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Simon O'Neill

Philip Lee Solicitors

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