Faisel Sadiq joins Hardwicke


Hardwicke is pleased to announce that Faisel Sadiq will be joining Hardwicke on 1st August 2020.

Faisel will be a wonderful addition boost to the Property and Commercial Dispute Resolution teams in particular,” comments Brie Stevens-Hoare QC, joint head of chambers.   “Faisel shares our values and has the ambition and drive that is typical of others who like him have chosen to move to Hardwicke with a view to greater success at the Bar,”

Amanda Illing, Chief Executive, is equally enthusiastic: “Faisel joining us endorses the fact that Hardwicke is seen as a resilient, forward-thinking chambers which is particularly important in the current challenging times.

Faisel agrees.  “Alongside Hardwicke’s excellent reputation for Property and Commercial  Dispute Resolution, a key factor which convinced me to join Hardwicke was its culture of excellence through co-operation.  Hardwicke provides the dynamic, modern and commercial environment that clients are looking for.

Faisel (2000 call) has a practice focusing on property and commercial disputes.  His property work covers all aspects of landlord and tenant work (both commercial and residential), real property (including mortgages, boundary disputes, easements, restrictive covenants and overage agreements), planning and regulatory work as well as professional negligence claims against property professionals.  He also handles trusts of land disputes as well as cases involving Quistclose trusts.  His commercial litigation practice often draws on his property expertise as many high value disputes involve significant property issues.  He also handles general contractual disputes and has a particular interest in cases concerning directors’ duties.

After pupillage, Faisel spent several years in the Government Legal Service where he worked on public procurement, privatisations, the Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002 and the Housing Act 2004.

Faisel is committed to broadening access to the Bar and the legal profession generally.  He is the Chair of the Bar Council’s Disability Panel and also sits on the Inner Temple Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity Committee.

If you would like any further information, please contact Amanda Illing, CEO, on 020 7242 2523 or amanda.illing@gatehouselaw.co.uk.