Joseph Hudson

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2016 - Université de Poitiers - Certificate in French Law

2017 - Selwyn College, University of Cambridge - MA Cantab

2018 - BPP Law School - LLM Legal Practice (including BPTC) - Distinction (Outstanding)


2018 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers, Leeds

2019 - Level 1 Prosecutor

2019 - Tenant at PSQB

2019 - Level 2 Prosecutor

2020 - 3 month Barrister secondment at CPS Yorkshire & Humberside

2021 - Level 3 Prosecutor


2017 - BPTC Advocacy Scholarship, BPP

2017 - ADR Competition Winner, St Philips Chambers

2017 - Tancred Studentship, Lincoln’s Inn

2017 - Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn

2018 - Sunley Pupillage Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn

2018 - BPTC Professional Discipline Prize, BPP

2018 - BPTC Munkman Prize for highest mark in Advocacy, Zenith Chambers

2018 - Award - North Eastern Circuit Prize for Excellence on the BPTC

Joe has developed a practice in both criminal law and inquisitorial proceedings. Joe combines his depth of experience in each area to provide advice and advocacy of a high quality to regulatory work, appearing in both the criminal and coronial courts in such matters.

Joe is currently instructed to advise on a number of Post Office Horizon Appeal cases, and has a strong understanding of appeal procedures and costs implications for lay and professional clients alike.

Joe has delivered training to a diverse range of HSE scientists at the Science and Research centre in Buxton, as well as travelling nationally, and internationally to Copenhagen to deliver training to construction companies on the regulatory and criminal implications of failing to adhere to health and safety procedures.

Joe is a member of the ‘junior junior’ panel for Government Legal Department barristers. Joe has experience in all matters which touch upon the work of the police, having spent much time on secondment at the Humberside Police and South Yorkshire Police legal departments. Moreover, Joe spent the early years of his practice representing clients at parole board hearings.

Contact Joseph’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Daniel Highfield on 0113 213 5213