Joe Townsend

Senior Practice Manager and Centre Manager

Email Address: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

Joe Townsend started his clerking career in 2008 and joined 3PB in 2014 having previously worked in two other London sets of chambers. Joe is a Senior Practice Manager to 3PB's Commercial, Construction and Property teams and is also the Centre Manager of the London office in the Inner Temple.

Joe works closely with fellow clerks Stephen Evers and David Fielder in managing and developing the members' practices across all levels of seniority.

In his spare time, Joe is manager and chairman for a local football team which he co-founded in 2015 and is also a Charlton Athletic season ticket holder.

Joe is a member of the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks and has completed the BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration. He is a member of the Society of Construction Law.


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‘3PB has a strong team of clerks, particularly Joe Townsend.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2024

‘Joe Townsend is a go-to, easy to engage and quick to respond clerk.’

Legal 500 UK Bar 2023

‘The clerks are very helpful and prompt at dealing with enquiries, particularly Joe Townsend whom I have dealt with over the years.’

Legal 500 UK 2022

‘Joe Townsend is very approachable.’

Legal 500 UK 2022