Experience

Joseph is instructed by senior employees and SMEs to advise on all employment / HR issues and has particular expertise in assisting clients in complex Employment Tribunal claims.

He regularly advises on the conduct of grievance and disciplinary investigations, unlawful dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and breaches of post-termination covenants.

Matters on which Joseph has acted include assisting a SME in responding to whistleblowing and discrimination allegations in the Employment Tribunal and strategically advising a senior employee accused of breaching his post-termination covenants.

Career

Joseph gained his undergraduate degree in Economic History from Bristol University before obtaining his Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course.

Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Joseph completed a graduate scheme in Human Resources Management at KPMG. He then trained and qualified at Penningtons Manches before returning to KPMG’s employment law team as a solicitor in 2015. Joseph joined Stewarts’ employment practice in February 2017.

Joseph has written his career story and experience of Stewarts for our careers section, you can view his story here.

Accreditations and Memberships

Joseph is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Publications

Joseph comments on employment law issues in different publications, including People Management and Personnel Today.

Personal

Joseph is a keen sportsman and represents a football team in the Southern Amateur League. He is also an optimistic Arsenal fan.