Michael Salter was called to the Bar in 1999 and is a tenant at Ely Place Chambers. He holds a first-class degree in law and went on to study the BCL at Brasenose College, Oxford. Michael specialises in all aspects of employment, commercial and general common law, with a particular interest in cases involving harassment and stalking. Michael is an external examiner at the University of Law, has also taught Evidence to undergraduates at King’s College, London and sits as a part time Employment Judge. He is appointed to the New Law Journal panel of expert authors and regularly writes and lectures on employment related topics. He is listed in the Legal 500 and in the upcoming edition of Chambers and Partners Guide to the Legal Profession as a leading junior in employment law.
Michael is co-authors of I CAN see you: Harassment and Stalking on the Internet, published in the Journal of Information and Computer Technology Law in 2011 and and he has a strong practical and academic interest in the legal issues surrounding harassment and stalking. He has also co-presented a paper at the IADIS Conference held in Rome in July 2011 building on his and Chris Bryden's conclusions, and which was published in the October 2012 International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies: “Cyberstalking in the UK: Analysis and Recommendations”, IJDST 3(4), 34-51 Oct-Dec 2012.
Michael works closely with the National Centre for Cyberstalking Research, based at the University of Bedfordshire, as well as the Cyber Stalking Unit established by Collyer Bristow. He is also affiliated with the National Stalking Training Academy which provides training and awareness of the risks posed by Cyberstalking. In November 2011 both he and Chris were appointed visiting Fellow of the University of Bedfordshire, as part of their ongoing work with the National Centre for Cyberstalking Research.