Joel was called to the Bar in 2018, and became a tenant of Exchange Chambers in September 2019 following the successful completion of his pupillage under Richard Tetlow. Joel’s main focusses are commercial litigation and insolvency law.
Joel appears regularly in the County and High Courts for procedural hearings, applications and trials, and has considerable experience of handling winding-up lists and bankruptcies. He also frequently accepts instructions to draft statements of case, applications, and to provide formal advice.
Beyond his year of call, Joel has also appeared in a number of high-value disputes, including:
- an application to extend time to contest jurisdiction in a claim valued at £3.4 million;
- an injunction to restrain the disposition of property allegedly at an undervalue featuring a number of Respondents, some of whom were domiciled in the Seychelles; and
- an injunction to restrain the notification of a winding-up petition valued at £1.2 million involving allegations of a large-scale tax fraud.