Bio | Moatasem el Gheriani

Moatasem el-Gheriani

Learn Sharia online with Dr. Moatasem el-Gheriani.


Dr. Moatasem el-Gheriani is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law, Alexandria University, and an Attorney. He obtained his LL.B from Alexandria University, Egypt, in 1995, followed by an LL.M in 1997. He then traveled to the United States, and obtained an LL.M from Cornell, with a focus on corporate law, and a JSD from the University of California at Berkeley in 2004. He was admitted to the New York Bar in the same year.

For most of his life, he was a practicing Maliki. He studied Maliki fiqh, as well as other sciences like Aqida, Tasawwuf and Tajweed with several sheikhs in California, Qatar and Jordan. He studied Hanafi Fiqh with Dr. Ashraf Muneeb in Amman and has been a Hanafi since. Dr. Moastasem continues his Shari’a studies in Egypt, where he currently lives and works.