Joss is an all-round excellent barrister. He is socially, emotionally and academically intelligent.”
Joss is personable, bright and intelligent. I rate him very highly.”
An intelligent, incisive and personable junior.”
Joss has a broad practice in the professional negligence field, and is notable for his work in claims against solicitors and architects.’ ‘Joss is very user-friendly, a can-do lawyer who’s excellent at contentious probate. He provides good, sound advice and ticks all the boxes.’ “
Joss provides a clear strategy in each case. He is confident in court and able to effectively put forward his client’s position.”
Very thorough and commercially minded.”
Qualifications & awards:
- BA Hons, Philosophy and Theology, Jesus College, University of Oxford.
- Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
- Lord Haldane Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
- Hardwicke Entrance Award, Lincoln’s Inn
- Sankey Scholarship, Jesus College, University of Oxford
- Chancery Bar Association
Prior to pupillage Joss worked variously as a teacher in Moscow; a chef in a double Michelin-starred restaurant; and as a paralegal for OSG solicitors, where he worked exclusively on First Subsea Ltd v Balltec Ltd & Ors  EWHC 866 (Ch). This landmark case was the subject of a 25-day trial in the High Court and involved allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, conspiracy to injure by unlawful means and patent infringement.
Joss grew up in the Lake District and enjoys hiking, cooking and going to the theatre. He is a keen squash player, an enthusiastic cricketer, and an adequate tennis player. He occasionally goes running out of a sense of obligation rather than any real enjoyment.
Joss Knight is regulated by the Bar Standards Board (BSB) and holds a current practising certificate. If you are not satisfied with the service provided, please read here.