Joseph Byrne

Joseph Byrne

Call: 2016

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Joseph became a member of Goldsmith Chambers upon completion of pupillage in April 2019. He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice, with a particular focus on crime, civil and immigration matters.

Prior to the Bar, Joseph worked for a leading legal recruitment consultancy and volunteered at South West London Law Centres. He read Law at the University of Cambridge and completed a research Masters at Queen Mary University London.

Publications

‘Reconstructing Judicial Review’ (Publication Review), P. L. 2018, Oct, 788-791

 

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Crime Barrister

Joseph regularly appears in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Court. His practice has been primarily defence-focused to date but he also accepts instructions from the CPS and probation.

Joseph has completed specialist training in relation to vulnerable witnesses and youth advocacy.

Immigration Barrister

Joseph has a growing immigration practice, appearing in substantive appeal and bail application hearings in the First-Tier Immigration Tribunal.

Joseph has a strong commitment to improving access to justice and regularly accepts pro bono instructions from Bail for Immigration Detainees and the Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London.

Civil Barrister

Joseph’s civil practice spans a wide range of County Court work, from RTA and credit hire matters to contractual disputes and landlord/tenant proceedings. He acts in fast-track and small claims trials.

Joseph has also assisted Head of Chambers Anthony Metzer QC in drafting advice and pleadings in relation to a complex action against the police, an area in which he is keen to gain further experience.

Areas of practice


Education & Qualifications


MA by Research, Law (Distinction), Queen Mary University, 2017

Bar Professional Training Course, 2016

Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn, 2014

Postgraduate Grant, The Leverhulme Trust, 2014

Hardwicke Award, Lincoln’s Inn 2013

MA (Cantab), Law, Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, 2013

Memberships


The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

Lord Denning Society

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