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Joseph Woolley

Degree: BPTC (Very Competent), University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, University of Law BSc (Honours) General Biology, Newcastle University
Year of call: 2016
Inn of Court: Middle Temple
Practice areas: Family Law, Civil


During his first-six shadowing Maria Savvides, Joseph observed a large number of contested public and private law Children Act cases across the Midlands and London. He is swiftly developing his own practice in this area and represents clients at every stage of proceedings, frequently obtaining repeat instructions. He has experience in a wide range of Family Law Act matters and has begun to develop a family finance practice. Joseph welcomes instructions in all areas of family law.


Joseph has developed a busy practice in Small Claims cases and has secured a number of outstanding results for clients in a range of matters from contract disputes to RTAs. Joseph is keen to continue with instructions across a wide range of civil matters.


Joseph originally read Biology as an undergraduate at Newcastle University before converting to Law via the GDL at University of Law in Birmingham. The focused, analytical methods used in scientific study frequently assist in accessing the detail of a case. Alongside his BPTC, Joseph voluntarily represented clients at the Employment Tribunal, conducting advocacy at both interim and final hearings on a range of issues.

Joseph combines sound academic ability with a realistic approach to fully explore a case and ensure that every detail is considered. He has an easy affinity with lay and professional clients alike.

Interests As a Royal Navy Reserve, Joseph spends his free time attending training for his operational role and developing skills that benefit both his military and civilian careers.

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