Joseph Edwards

Joseph Edwards

Year of Call: 2011
Clerk: Michael Lieberman

Joseph currently accepts instructions in Civil Litigation, Immigration and Employment cases. In 2017 he was appointed to the B Panel of the Welsh Government's Panel of Approved Counsel and to the Attorney General's Civil Counsel Regional Panel.  He was re-appointed to both Panels for a further five years from 1st March 2021.

He is experienced in a broad range of civil litigation where he regularly appears in the County Court and he was recently instructed in a Chancery Division insolvency application arising out of a construction contract. His current and recent caseload includes instructions covering: 

  • Housing
  • Trusts of land
  • Insolvency
  • Nuisance / trespass

  • Building disputes
  • Consumer credit

  • Contractual claims
  • Sale of goods / supply of services

  • Costs

  • Personal injury and Medical Negligence

He has extensive experience in asylum and immigration appeals in the First-Tier and Upper Tribunals. Additionally, he has Public Law experience gained in cases where he has been instructed on behalf of appellants in judicial review applications, including applications for emergency injunctions. He has also been instructed by the Secretary of State to review and draft Grounds of Appeal against Tribunal decisions. His immigration experience includes: 

  • Asylum and Humanitarian Protection
  • Deportation
  • Bail Applications
  • Entry Clearance
  • Nationality
  • Visa Applications
  • Applications to extend/vary leave to remain
  • Settlement applications
  • Points Based System applications
  • The Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2006

Joseph was educated at Caerleon Comprehensive School. He studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Jesus College, Oxford, before converting to Law at Oxford Brookes. He is an Astbury and Diplock Scholar of the Middle Temple.  

Joseph joined chambers following the successful completion of pupillage during which he was pupil to Emyr JonesChristopher Felstead and Lisa Thomas