Faisel Sadiq
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Faisel has extensive experience of mediations and is happy appearing both as counsel and mediator,  He has particular expertise in mediations involving property and/or Chancery issues.

Directory recommendations

Faisel is recommended for property litigation in Legal 500: “Can be relied upon for commercial landlord and tenant disputes.”

Professional Associations

Chancery Bar Association
Property Bar Association
Professional Negligence Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit
Association of Women Barristers

Publications

Annotations to Part VII of the Localism Act 2011, Current Law Statutes
Annotations to Part II of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008, Current Law Statutes

Qualifications

BVC, Inns of Court School of Law, City University
LLM, University College, University of London
LLB (Hons), Queen Mary College, University of London

Awards

Chambers & Partners Award 2019 – Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion
Major Scholar, Inner Temple
Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award

Appointments

Joint Vice-Chair, Bar Council’s Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee – December 2019 to Present
Chair, Bar Council’s Disability Panel – January 2019 to Present.
Member, Inner Temple Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Committee – January 2019 to Present.
Member, Inner Temple Education and Training Committee – January 2019 to Present.
Member, Panel of Experts on Pre-application Judicial Education (Ministry of Justice, Bar Council, Law Society and CILEx)– October 2018 to Present
Bencher, Inner Temple – July 2018 – to Present.
Member, Inner Temple Scholarships Committee – February 2012 to Present.
Member, Bar Council’s Equality and Diversity Committee – March 2012 to December 2019
Member, Bar Council’s Disability Panel – March 2012 to January 2019.
Member, Inner Temple Bar Liaison Committee – December 2011 to December 2014
Assistant Editor, Housing Law Reports – 2009 to 2012
Advocacy Trainer, Inner Temple – 2009 to Present
Editor, Housing Ombudsman Bulletin, News on the Block – 2006 to 2007

Recent articles

  • Case Analysis – Who is liable for non-domestic rates when occupation of a hereditament is shared? (Atos IT Services Ltd v Fylde Borough Council), Lexis PSL, 03.04.20
  • Case Analysis – Hughes (Valuation Officer) v Exeter CC [2020] UKUT 7 (LC), LexisNexis, 31.01.20
  • Property guardians effective for avoiding business rates liability on empty office, Lexis PSL, 24.10.19
  • When orders for forfeiture can be set aside (Golding v Martin), Lexis PSL 11.04.19
  • Disability at the Bar, Counsel 2019, Sep, 19-21
  • Irreconcilable differences?, New Law Journal, N.L.J. 2014, 164 (7622), 15-16
  • A landlord’s liability for the acts of its tenants: back to where we started – X v Hounslow LBC revisited, Journal of Housing Law (2009) Vol.12 No.5 Pages 86-87
  • A landlord’s liability for the acts of its tenants: Mitchell v Glasgow City Council revisited, Journal of Housing Law J.H.L. (2009) Vol.12 No.3 Pages 48-53
  • A landlord’s liability for the acts of its tenants: X v Hounslow LBC & Mitchell v Glasgow City Council, Journal of Housing Law J.H.L. (2009) Vol.12 No.1 Pages 9-14

CSR

Faisel is committed to encouraging both those considering legal careers and greater diversity within the Bar and the legal professional generally.  For example, he:

  • Mentors BPTC students for the Inner Temple
  • Interviews students applying for scholarships for the Inner Temple
  • Interviews students applying for disability awards for the Inner Temple
  • Speaks on disability and the Bar at various events for the Bar Council
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