"The Laws of Shariah according to the school (Madhab) of Imam Shafi. This book is suitable for a Muslim whether he or she is an ordinary householder, worshipper, a spouse concerned with marriage, divorce or maintenance, or an administrator of waqf, a testator, a trader, cultivator, joint stock holder. a lawyer, a judge, employer, employee, trustee, or a student of commerce, a donar of gift, a guardian.
It is well known that Imam al-Nawawi, is a pillar of the Shafi madhhab among the late scholars, so what he states and deems weightier in the madhhab is relied upon, not anything else. This is the position of the majority of shafii imams. Hence, all of his books are relied upon.
This book is a concise summary that comprises most investigations, questions, and essential rulings in a language that is succinct, easy and accurate, well arranged and it points out the differences of opinions in the madhhab without unnecessary elaboration.
However the Translation does not do justice to this work because it is translated from the French by Orientalists."