Joseph is a Grade 1 Prosecutor.
Joseph both prosecutes and defends in trials in the Magistrates’ Court involving serious assaults, sexual offences, domestic violence and road traffic offences. Joseph also accepts instructions in the Crown Court in a range of hearings including appeals against sentence and conviction. Joseph has previously appeared in proceeds of crime proceedings on behalf of the Defendant in respect of a large drug trafficking conspiracy.
Joseph also prosecutes and defends in the Youth Court and has been praised for his cross-examination of young witnesses.
Joseph Bairstow successfully completed a common law pupillage under the supervision of Christopher Moran.