Josh Ripman

Senior Associate

Josh is "on course for very successful career".

Legal 500 [UK 2019]


Josh qualified as a Solicitor in September 2009. He is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Construction and Engineering Department. He deals with a range of construction and commercial disputes and has considerable experience of conducting litigation in the County Court and the Technology and Construction Court.

Josh works for local authorities, main contractors and the supply chain advising on all types of construction disputes. Josh is the department’s expert on the house building sector, working for a number of regional and national house builders, mainly dealing with claims from dissatisfied customers, disputes with suppliers of goods and services to the sector and claims against construction professionals. 

Josh is responsible for the Recoveries and Realisations Team and often assists contractors and professionals recover unpaid invoices, retention and fees. Josh is experienced in the recovery process from issuing an initial letter through to obtaining a Judgment and taking enforcement action.

Josh regularly deals with winding-up proceedings and acts for both petitioning creditors as well as for clients who require swift injunctive proceedings in response to winding-up petitions issued against them as an abuse of process. Josh has a number of reported cases where he has successfully applied to have winding-up petitions dismissed.

Josh is based in our Ipswich office.

Other Information

Josh is recommended and named as an 'Associate to Watch' by Chambers [UK 2020]. A client in this edition notes that he "is extremely methodical in his approach" adding "he ensures he's fully informed and leaves no stone unturned".

Josh is also recommended and named as a 'Rising Star' by Legal 500 [UK 2020]. The previous edition remarks that Josh is "on course for very successful career".

Legal 500 UK 2020 Rising Star          Legal 500 UK 2020 Recommended Lawyer