Lyla Latif

Doctoral Researcher

Currently researching on financing the right to health through Islamic fiscal law and examining the jurisprudential ("Fiqh") validity of utilising Islamic taxation to finance health rights in a secular state. Her research areas also include: examining the impact of international tax agreements and illicit financial flows on the socio economic rights of communities; linking digital currencies to debt restructuring for African economies; and the link between tax abuses and human rights violations by MNCs in the extractives sector.

Lyla is a member of the Steering Committee of the Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH), a member of the Law Reform and Devolution Committee of the Law Society of Kenya and a member of the Working Group on Tax of the African Institute of Fiscal Studies. Lyla is also a practising business and trial lawyer as well as a lecturer at the School of Law, University of Nairobi. 

See Lyla's Cardiff University page.