a man of law and the judiciary in both the court of appeal and the Higher
Court of Justice. He occupied various posts under the Ottomans.
At the end of the WWII, he returned to Palestine from Beirut. He was
made to retire from the Judiciary during WWII. Chosen as head of the
Jerusalem Municipal Council when the head of the council, Dr. Husni
Fakhri al-Khaldi, was sent into exile.