Faisel is a practising barrister (called in 2000) at Ely Place Chambers where he specialises in property litigation. He is joint Vice-Chair of the Bar Council’s Equality, Diversity and Social Mobility Committee having been a member of that committee since 2012. He is also Chair of the Bar Council’s Disability Sub-Group. In this capacity, he took the lead in devising the Accessibility Audit Toolkit that has been circulated to all Heads of Chambers earlier this year.
Faisel is a bencher of the Inner Temple and a Member of the Inner Temple’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity Sub-Committee; a new Sub-Committee that is seeking to identify how the Inn can make itself more diverse and inclusive. Earlier this year Faisel played a leading role, as a member of this Sub-Committee, in persuading the Inn to attend the Pride parade in Central London for the first time. Faisel is also a Member of the Inner Temple’s Scholarships Equality Diversity and Inclusivity (EDI) Working Group. He reviewed the process by which the Inn awards scholarships to allow students to study for the GDL / BPTC.
Faisel won the Chambers and Partners Award for Outstanding Contribution to Diversity & Inclusion at the UK Bar Awards in 2019.