23 April, 2014
09:30 - 18:00
London Metropolitan University, GSB01 Goulston Street, Basement Lecture Theatre, 16 Goulston Street London E1 7TP
Hajj Ahmad Thomson
Hajj Ahmad Thomson
Writer and Barrister

Hajj Ahmad Thomson was born in Chipata, Zambia. He commenced his formal education in Zimbabwe and completed it in England.

He embraced Islam in 1973 at the hand of the Raja of Mahmudabad, alayhi rahma, then the Director of the Islamic Cultural Centre in London. A member of Gray's Inn and called to the Bar in 1979, he is a practising barrister, working as a sole practitioner, specialising in Charity, Employment, Discrimination and Islamic Law. He was a founding member of the Association of Muslim Lawyers (UK) in 1993 and is secretary of Muslim Lawyers (Europe).

Ahmad Thomson is the author of several books including The Difficult Journey, The Way Back, Making History, the revised editions of Jesus, Prophet of Islam and Blood on the Cross (in two volumes, For Christ's Sake and Islam in Andalus), Dajjal – the AntiChrist, The Last Prophet, The Wives of the Prophet and co-author with Hajj Abdalhaqq Bewley and Aisha Bewley of The Islamic Will.