Since joining Chambers as a tenant in 2018, Joshua has developed a busy practice in public law children and financial remedies.
Joshua graduated with a First Class Degree in Law from the University of the West of England in 2014. He was awarded the Diplock Scholarship from Middle Temple prior to completing the BPTC and being Called to the Bar in July 2015.
Prior to commencing Pupillage in June 2017, Joshua worked as a Family Paralegal for a solicitors firm in Oxford and for the legal department of a Local Authority. He gained experience in a variety of family work including public law children, high net worth ancillary relief and private child, including matters involving international jurisdictions.
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Joshua is regularly instructed to represent Local Authorities, parents, extended family members and children. He has experience of dealing with cases at all stages of proceedings including cases in the High Court, cases involving of the Official Solicitor and cases with international elements.
He has significant experience in dealing with serious allegations of neglect, physical and emotional abuse and non-accidental injury and an interest in representing children in DOL proceedings.
Joshua is regularly instructed in financial remedy proceedings. Joshua has experience in cases involving disposition of assets, freezing injunctions, third party intervenors and foreign property. He has experience with small and large asset pools and various legal arguments at all stages of proceedings. He also frequently represents parties in committal proceedings.
Cases & Publications
Joshua represented a mother throughout public law proceedings culminating in a 20 day composite final hearing involving psychological evidence and allegations of sexual abuse between the parents.
Represented a mother following a fact-finding hearing and secured the rehabilitation of the child to the Mother's care.
Represented a child in DOL proceedings where there was no regulated placement available.
Joshua represented a wife in a committal relating to financial remedy proceedings and secured a term of imprisonment against the husband along with a costs order.