Hajah Safinah Binti Haji Salim




Master of Syariah (Universiti Brunei Darussalam); Bachelor of Syariah (Hons) (Universiti Brunei Darussalam); Dip. of Islamic Law and Practice (Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali). Syari’e Counsel.

Areas of Practice

Syariah Civil Litigation, Family and Islamic wealth management and succession.


Safinah was admitted as a Brunei Syar’ie Lawyer in 2010.

As an experienced Syariah counsel, she advises and handles Islamic family and matrimonial matters, Islamic wealth management and succession and provides representation in Syariah courts.

She is also a part-time lecturer at Universiti Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic (UNISSA).

Safinah is authorized by the Islamic Religious Council Brunei (Majlis Ugama Islam) to speak and teach on matters relating to the Islamic Religion.  She has spoken and conducted public seminars on women rights following divorce in accordance with Islam in various mosques in Brunei.