Ismail Salih


  • BSc (Hons) Nursing, Middlesex University London 2004
  • MA – Health Care Law & Ethics, Middlesex University, London 2006
  • Graduate Diploma Law, Brunel University, London 2006
  • Bar Vocational Course, City University Law School (formerly, Inns of Court School of Law) 2007
  • LLM – Human Rights Specialty, Queen Mary University of London 2008
  • PG Cert. Research Method, Middlesex University, London 2010

Research interests

Area of Interest: Employment law, Immigration, and International Protection of Human Rights, and Public International Law

Current Research: The Plight and Dilemmas of Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK: A Legal Perspective.


Ismail was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of the Lincolns Inn in March 2008. He worked as  a paralegal at the North Kensington Law Centre between June 2010 and August 2012. As a ratified member of the Free Representation Unit London, Ismail has been assisting clients with their employment tribunal claims through legal advises and representations. Ismail has provided free legal representation in the following cases:

  • Mrs P.W Chenery v. Mrs Marvis Pearl Fleming – Case No. 1100659/2011
  • Mr. John Edusei v. G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Ltd - Case No. 2370527/2011
  • Ms Violena Mallari v. Mrs Ciler Abualsaud Case No. 2202858/2011

Ismail is a part-time seminar leader in the Legal Method and Public Law courses at the Middlessex University School of Law. Ismail has presented a series of papers in major conferences and seminars amongst which are:

  • Immunity and Legal Responsibility: The State and the Vulnerable - A poster presentation at the International Graduate Law Research Conference held at the King's College London between 19th and 20th April 2012.
  • The Plight and Dilemmas of Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK: A Legal Perspective – presented at the 2012 Summer School for Doctoral Studies held at the London South Bank University between 18th – 22nd June 2012.
  • The Plights and Dilemmas of Migrant Domestic Workers in the UK: A Legal Perspective – Paper Presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerable Workers and Precarious Work in a Changing World, held at the Middlesex University between 10-11 September 2012
  • The Plights and Dilemmas of Migrant Workers in the UK – Paper presentation at the Vulnerable Workers, Forced Labour, Migration and Ethical Trading, University of Leeds 14th December 2012.

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