Joe McBrien


Joe started pupillage in October 2019. So far, his supervisors have been Simon Mills (Commercial Team) and Jane Hodgson and Sam Phillips (Property Team). Joe accepts instructions in all areas of Property and Commercial work.

Prior to starting pupillage, Joe worked as a Solicitors’ Agent. Joe attended hundreds of hearings in the County Court, including possession hearings, interlocutory applications, and small claims trials. Joe also attended numerous telephone hearings, such as applications to stay warrants of possession and directions hearings.

Joe was also a manager in a firm of solicitors who provide advocacy services. In this role Joe worked closely with clients to provide practical, cost effective solutions to litigation. In 2018, Joe received a travel scholarship from the Middle Temple which allowed him to intern with a boutique law firm in the USA, who specialised in commercial litigation.

Commercial Chancery litigation

Property litigation