Joe is a family solicitor in Berkhamsted having qualified in 2020. He joined Machins Solicitors in July 2017 as a paralegal in the Family team. He commenced his contract as a trainee solicitor with the firm in July 2018 completing 75% of his training with the Family Team. During his training, Joe worked with the department head on all areas of private family law. A considerable amount of his training was spent assisting on a number of high net worth, complex financial matters including working alongside one of the leading Family QCs.
Since qualification, Joe has continued to represent clients in all areas of private family law and has successfully challenged an appeal application.
Joe is also involved with Pro Bono work and acts as a legal advisor to the local Citizens Advice Bureau.
Joe graduated with a Law degree from Bournemouth University and completed his Legal Practice Course at the University of Law in London where he also received his Master’s in Law.
Before joining Machins, Joe previously gained experience in a leading criminal defence practice, worked in-house and was a paralegal for a prominent regional firm within their corporate team.
Outside of the office, Joe enjoys travelling, spending time with his family and his beloved dog Pablo.
"I wanted to say what an absolute pleasure Joe is. He has taken such good care of me and I so appreciate his professionalism, knowledge and advice." - Mrs H
“Joe is an absolute star” - Counsel
‘I just wanted to say thank you very much for everything you did and for all your hard work. I am so glad it is all over. I really appreciate everything you did.’ – Mr D