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Paul Joseph

Year of Call: 2005
Solicitor: 1992
Email Address: [email protected]
CJSM: [email protected]
Telephone: 01962 868884/0121 289 4333

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Paul Joseph is a CEDR accredited mediator and is happy to accept instructions to act as mediator in any costs or commercial dispute.

He takes a pragmatic approach to mediations and recognizes that parties may not be able to settle a dispute on the day of the mediation itself.

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    Paul Joseph is a commercial practitioner who has a notable focus on the costs field. He has considerable experience of issues relating to pre-action protocols and the fixed-costs regime, and also handles appeals and detailed assessments. He regularly appears in cases in the SCCO and the Court of Appeal.

    "Paul Joseph is very capable and reliable. He is always on top of the detail and a good advocate." Chambers UK 2024/Costs Litigation/All Circuits

    ‘Paul is a very confident and knowledgeable barrister who gives an honest outlook on the matter with a very quick turnaround on drafting and advice.’ Legal 500 2024/Costs/Midlands

    “Paul Joseph is very experienced, always on top of the detail and well prepared.”  Chambers UK 2023/Costs Litigation/All Circuits

    “Paul is an exceptionally good advocate and has a great ability to cut through the fog and quickly identify the important issues in a case. He gives good advice, and his written work is always of a high standard.” Legal 500 2023/Costs/Midlands

    “A costs guru who revels in complicated cases.” “He is always happy to pick up the phone and give you some helpful advice.” Chambers UK 2022/Costs Litigation/All Circuits

    “In-depth knowledge of the practice area. Ability to give clear and concise straightforward opinions.” Legal 500 2022/Costs/Midlands

    “Paul is always very well prepared and knows a lot about the nuts and bolts of costs work.” Chambers UK 2021/Costs Litigation/All Circuits

    “A hugely experienced and wise costs barrister with strong technical knowledge.” Legal 500 2021/Costs/Midlands

    “Thorough and someone you can put a lot of confidence in. He goes beyond the call of duty in terms of dealing with each case.” Chambers UK 2020/Costs Litigation/All Circuits

    “He has a grasp of costs work that eludes most members of the Bar.” Legal 500 2020/Costs/Midlands

    "A barrister who understands the brief and fights like the case is his own. A commercial lawyer by background, Paul's client care skills are also highly developed. Good in conference and good in court. Highly recommended." Chris Heitzman, Shakespeare Martineau 

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