Joseph Bairstow

Joseph Bairstow
Year of call:



2013 - University of Leeds, LLB (Hons)

2014 - BPP Law School Leeds · BPTC, Very Competent


2018 - Pupillage at Park Square Barristers, Leeds


2011 - University of Leeds, Junior Mooting Competition runner-up

2013 - University of Leeds, Senior Mooting Competition winner Major Scholarship Award, Inner Temple

2014 - BPP Law School Leeds, Outstanding Contribution to Pro Bono Award

Joseph enjoys a busy personal injury practice and is regularly instructed to represent both Claimant and Defendant.

Joseph has a wealth of experience of claims arising from road traffic accidents and also employer’s liability, occupier’s liability and holiday sickness. He is able to provide assistance throughout the claim’s life, including: drafting pleadings and advice on quantum and/or liability; representation in a range of pre-trial applications and hearings; and representation at trial or MOJ Stage 3 hearings.

Joseph also has considerable experience in credit hire claims and is well-versed in the usual arguments and all recent developments in case law.

Joseph also has experience of matters involving dangerous animals under the Animals Act 1971.

Joseph completed a common law pupillage under the supervision of Christopher Moran. During his pupillage, he spent time with James Wilson, an experienced Civil Fraud practitioner.

Contact Joseph’s clerks

Senior Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Mike Alexander on  0113 2135254