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Omar Salah


  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 325

    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests

Omar Salah, LLM is an attorney at law at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek in Amsterdam. He is also a PhD Candidate at Tilburg University, where he is working on a PhD thesis on Islamic finance from a civil law perspective.


Nov. 2010 Guest Lecturer, Leiden University (Islamic Finance)

Aug. 2010 Visiting Researcher, University of Oxford

June 2010 - July 2010 Intern-Associate (Secondment), King & Spalding (London)

Jan. 2010 Guest Lecturer, Maastricht University (Islamic Law and Finance)

Oct. 2009 - till date Doctoral Candidate (PhD), Tilburg University

Oct. 2009 - till date Affiliated with De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek


 Lectures are given in the courses Top Class (LLB), Property Law (LLB), and Corporate Finance (LLM).


  • Insolvency Law
  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance; International Finance
  • Islamic Finance

Research Output 2009 2014

Sukuk structures: Legal engineering under Dutch law

Salah, O., 2014, Tilburg: Eleven International Publishing. 231 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisScientific

Open Access

The credit crunch and Islamic Finance

Wibier, R. M. & Salah, O., 2011, onbekend: Tilburg Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies of Civil Law and Conflict Resolution Systems (TISCO). 17 p. (TISCO Working Paper Series on Banking, Finance and Services; vol. 01/2011)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

An expert's view: The role of the Sharia Supervisory Boards

Ali, J. I. & Salah, O., 2010, In : Practical Law Company.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Controlling scholar fatwa would harm Islamic Finance

Ali, J. I. & Salah, O., 29 Sep 2010, In : Reuters News. p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Projects 2009 2009

TISCO Niet-programmagebonden onderzoek

van Gulijk, S., Ali, J. I., Salah, O., Wibier, R., Clumpkens, R. W., Thiele, A. C. F. G., Struycken, T. H. D. & Erp, J.

1/01/09 → …

Project: Research project