Ismail graduated in 2012 from the University of Kent and went on to complete his LPC with a Commendation in 2013. He then joined Stuart and Co in the same year, completing his training contract and qualifying as a solicitor in May 2016. Ismail has developed extensive knowledge in all areas of residential and commercial property, including bridging finance, auction sales and purchases, purchase of new build properties, assignment and granting of leases, transfers of equity, lease extensions, dealing with unregistered land and dealing with Help To Buy Mortgages and ISAs

At university, Ismail was an active member of the Turkish Cypriot Society and college football team. Outside of work Ismail is a keen footballer and the secretary of Turk Ocagi Limasol UK FC. He previously worked as a traditional Turkish/Turkish Cypriot folk dancing teacher, taking his groups all over the country and abroad to perform.