Joseph has experience in claims arising from road traffic accidents in which fundamental dishonesty is pleaded. He is fully conversant with the law in relation to fundamental dishonest and s.57 Criminal Justice & Courts Act 2015. Joseph has represented both claimants and defendants in a range of cases involving low-speed impact, exaggerated personal injury and exaggerated credit hire claims.
Joseph undertook a predominantly criminal pupillage and having previously practised in criminal law, he is well-equipped to deal with issues of fraud in cross-examination and in submissions, enabling him to robustly defend such cases.
Joseph also has extensive experience in credit hire claims, regularly representing both claimants and defendants on the small claims track and fast track. He has a good practical knowledge of this area of law and keeps up to date with all recent developments in case law. Joseph has had success for Claimant in pursuing impecuniosity arguments as well as having BHR evidence and intervention arguments dismissed. When representing defendants, he is capable in achieving the reverse of these outcomes. Having the experience and ability to represent all parties in this area has enabled Joseph to develop a comprehensive understanding of the relevant arguments and allows him to be better prepared to face the arguments made by opposing parties.