Saiful Islam

Call: 2005



Formerly a solicitor-advocate, Saiful transferred to the Bar in 2005. He practises in civil and commercial law disputes and family law. He has a particular interest in contractual disputes, negligence, defamation, consumer law, landlord and tenant, trusts of land, insolvency and human rights.

Saiful is qualified to accept instructions under the Bar Council Public Access scheme.


Reported Cases

A v SM & anor [2012] EWHC 435 (Fam)forced marriage case heard by Baker J which included consideration of applications for forced marriage protection orders under Part 4A of the Family Law Act 1996.


LLB Honours – University of Hertfordshire



Winner of Prospects Legal Cup 2002 (one of five members of the winning team)



Family Law Bar Association


Areas of Practice

General civil and commercial litigation

General commercial and contract (including sale of goods)

Consumer law

Professional negligence

Torts (including defamation)

Undue influence


Bankruptcy and insolvency

Harassment law

Landlord and tenant


Trusts of land


Human rights

Family law



Bengali – Sylheti dialect (fluent)


Outside Interests

Playing badminton, socialising and reading non-fiction.

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