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Joshua is a Solicitor in Birketts’ Commercial Litigation department in Chelmsford, having joined this team in January 2021, moving from our Property Litigation Team where he qualified as a Solicitor in September 2020.
Joshua has experience of a wide variety of disputes, assisting and advising on breach of contract claims, commercial debt recovery, partnership disputes, professional negligence and other breaches of tortious duty, defamation, contentious trust and probate matters, insolvency proceedings and related claims and other miscellaneous applications such as extensions of time to register charges at Companies House when the time limit has expired.
Joshua is versed in alternative dispute resolution, having attended mediations and assisted in the arbitration process, as well as litigation procedure, having experience of the varied stages in litigation as well as various applications such as those for security for costs and injunctive relief.
In addition to these, Joshua has experience of assisting Companies which find themselves without shareholders or directors and in need of “rescue”; please see the article “Rescue a ‘rudderless’ company with no directors or shareholders” dated 26 January 2022 for further information.
Joshua graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2013 with a 2:1 in Music / Popular Music. He completed a Graduate LLB in 2016 with a final grade of 2:1 and then went on to achieve a commendation in the Legal Practice Course at BPP University in Cambridge, where he completed electives in Commercial Law and Intellectual Property, Advanced Commercial Litigation and Media and Entertainment.
Joshua also acted as Social President and sat on the Staff / Student Liaison Committee whilst studying on the Legal Practice Course and volunteered as an Advice Line worker at Citizens Advice Bureau throughout his legal studies.
Joshua has a keen interest in music, being a proficient guitar player and electronic music producer (he produces electronic music under the moniker Mumble Hero), and dabbles in amateur video game development and art.
Also enjoying physical pursuits, Joshua frequents the Lake District and Snowdonia for mountain hiking holidays, as well as enjoying the occasional visits to ranges such as the Brecon Beacons, and completed the ‘Tougher’ route of Walking with the Wounded’s Cumbrian Challenge in 2019 and competed in the Cambridge Dragon Boat Race in 2019 with Birketts teams for charity.
Joshua is the head of the Chelmsford Young Professionals’ Group, which meets several times a year for networking events. Please email Joshua if you would like to be added to the mailing list.