Joe Docherty

Call: 2019

Joe is developing his practice in professional negligence, clinical negligence and commercial litigation. He also accepts instructions in personal injury and regulatory and disciplinary cases. Joe frequently acts in fast-track trials, CCMCs and interlocutory applications, and has particular experience in credit hire disputes.

Additionally, Joe has a busy paper-based practice, drafting pleadings and providing written advice. In recent months, Joe has drafted pleadings in six-figure clinical negligence claims, solicitors’ and estate agents’ negligence claims, as well as in a variety of contractual disputes.

Before coming to the Bar, Joe spent two years working in the compliance department of a City-based corporate. This experience provided a valuable insight into the commercial realities of regulation and the law.

University of Law, BPTC LLM (Very Competent, Distinction) (2018-2019)

University of Bristol, LLB Law (Upper Second) (2013-2016)

University of Law, Opinion Writing Prize (2019)

University of Law, Advocacy Scholarship (2018)

Lincoln’s Inn, Lord Denning Scholarship (2018)

University of Bristol, Intervarsity Mooting Competition Winner (2016)

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