La reconnaissance de la « Kafala » musulmane en droit civil québécois et en droit de l’immigration canadien: état des lieux et pistes de solutions

January 23, 2015
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Jeudi 26 février 2015, 17h à 20h Club St-James, (1145 avenue Union, Montréal) Formation reconnue par le Barreau du Québec aux fins de la formation continue obligatoire, pour une durée de 3 heures   La « Kafala » musulmane, que l’on retrouve dans plusieurs pays de droit musulman ne constitue pas une adoption  au sens du droit.. read more →

Atelier juridique sur la discrimination

September 15, 2014
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Samedi 27 septembre 2014, un atelier juridique sur la discrimination au Québec sera dispensé par l’Association Canadienne des Avocats Musulmans aux membres du public qui souhaitent mieux connaître leurs droits et leurs recours à ce sujet. L’atelier est co-organisé en partenariat avec Nisa Support, association québécoise oeuvrant pour le bien-être et l’épanouissement des femmes et.. read more →

ACAM Clinique Juridique/CMLA Legal Clinic

August 9, 2014
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The CMLA will be hosting a free legal clinic on Saturday August 16, 2014.  Free legal consultations will be provided to those in attendance on the topics of civil law, family law and immigration law.  The clinic will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Centre de Ressources Communautaires Côte-Des-Neiges at 6767 Côte-Des-Neiges in Montreal… read more →

Photos from the CMLA’s Immigration Law Seminar in Regent Park

November 17, 2013
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The CMLA is pleased to announce that the photos from our Immigration Law Seminar held on September 15, 2013 in Regent Park have been posted to our Facebook page. You can view the photos by visiting the CMLA’s Facebook page here. read more →

Employment Law Seminar Recap

April 10, 2013
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The CMLA hosted the latest installment in its Public Education Seminar Series on employment law on April 7, 2013.  The speakers were CMLA members and labour lawyers Kumail Karimjee, Abdul Basit-Khan, Natasha Persaud and Sharaf Sultan.  The event followed the first installment in the Public Education Seminar Series on family law.  As with the first installment,.. read more →

Public Education Seminar Series: Employment Law

March 9, 2013
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The CMLA will be hosting the next installment of its public education seminar on employment law.  The speakers will be CMLA members Kumail Karimjee, Abdul-Basit Khan, Natasha Persaud and Sharaf Sultan.  Topics will include employment standards, employment contracts, rights and obligations in respect of your employer, rights to accommodation and human rights in the workplace… read more →

Public Education Seminar Series: Family Law

November 26, 2012
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The CMLA hosted a public education seminar on family law on November  25, 2012.  CMLA members provided legal information on the subject of family law to community members at Olive Grove School in Mississauga.  The event was well-attended with roughly 60 community members in attendance.  Our speakers spoke on the topic of marriage contracts, divorce,.. read more →

CMLA Quoted in Canadian Lawyer Magazine

September 30, 2009
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Yusra Siddiquee, Chair of the CMLA, was recently quoted in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine about diversity in the Canadian legal profession and changes in recent years.  You can read the article, entitled Diverse Perspectives, here. read more →

CMLA Quoted in The Lawyers Weekly

August 12, 2005
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Naseer Syed, Chair of the CMLA, was quoted in The Lawyers Weekly in an article entitled Interest in Islamic law creating opportunities for Muslim lawyers.  Naseer Syed noted that “In the commercial banking market and the consumer housing market, there is a certainly a huge demand for products that are compliant with Muslim beliefs and practices,”.. read more →